take issue with sth

take issue with sth
take issue with sth FORMAL
to disagree strongly with someone: take issue with sb over sth »

I took issue with him over his interpretation of the instructions.

Main Entry: issue

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • take issue with somebody (about something) — take ˈissue with sb (about/on/over sth) idiom (formal) to start disagreeing or arguing with sb about sth • I must take issue with you on that point. Main entry: ↑issueidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take issue with somebody (on something) — take ˈissue with sb (about/on/over sth) idiom (formal) to start disagreeing or arguing with sb about sth • I must take issue with you on that point. Main entry: ↑issueidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take issue with somebody (over something) — take ˈissue with sb (about/on/over sth) idiom (formal) to start disagreeing or arguing with sb about sth • I must take issue with you on that point. Main entry: ↑issueidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Issue — A particular financial asset. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. issue is‧sue 1 [ˈɪʆuː, ˈɪsjuː ǁ ˈɪʆuː] verb [transitive] 1. to officially give something such as a document to someone who needs or wants it: issue somebody with… …   Financial and business terms

  • issue — A particular financial asset. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. issue is‧sue 1 [ˈɪʆuː, ˈɪsjuː ǁ ˈɪʆuː] verb [transitive] 1. to officially give something such as a document to someone who needs or wants it: issue somebody with something •… …   Financial and business terms

  • issue — is|sue1 [ˈıʃu:, ˈısju: US ˈıʃu:] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(subject/problem)¦ 2¦(magazine)¦ 3 take issue with somebody/something 4 make an issue (out) of something 5 have issues (with somebody/something) 6 at issue 7¦(act of giving something)¦ 8¦(set of things …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • issue — 1 noun 1 SUBJECT/PROBLEM (C) a problem or subject that people discuss: Drugs testing of employees is a sensitive issue. | the immigration issue | raise the issue (=say that a problem should be discussed): We should raise the issue of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • issue */*/*/ — [ˈɪsjuː] , [ˈɪʃuː] noun [C] I 1) a subject or problem that people discuss or argue about environmental issues[/ex] Education was one of the biggest issues in the campaign.[/ex] The chairman raised the issue (= started discussing the issue) of… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • take — take1 W1S1 [teık] v past tense took [tuk] past participle taken [ˈteıkən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(action)¦ 2¦(move)¦ 3¦(remove)¦ 4¦(time/money/effort etc)¦ 5¦(accept)¦ 6¦(hold something)¦ 7¦(travel)¦ 8 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • take — 1 /teIk/ verb past tense took past participle taken MOVE STH 1 (T) to move someone or something from one place to another: Don t forget to take your bag when you go. | Paul doesn t know the way can you take him? | take sb/sth to: We take the kids …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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