take exception to


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take exception to

Disagree with, object to, as in I take exception to that remark about unfair practices. This idiom, first recorded in 1542, uses exception in the sense of "objection," a meaning obsolete except in a few phrases.
See also: exception, take
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And I really must take exception to him or any other EU supporter who says the EU is democratic.