have a bone to pick with somebody

have a bone to pick with (one)

To have an issue to discuss with one, typically one that is a source of annoyance for the speaker. Hey, I have a bone to pick with you! Why didn't you put gas in my car after you borrowed it?
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have a ˈbone to pick with somebody

(informal) have something that you want to complain to somebody about: Here, I’ve got a bone to pick with you: why did you tell David I wasn’t at home when he phoned?
See also: bone, have, pick, somebody