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join issue

To claim or describe something as the reason for a legal action. You need to join issue if you want us to pursue this in court.
See also: issue, join

join issue

1. To enter into controversy.
2. Law To submit an issue for decision.
See also: issue, join
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But Latalomne's departure at the next opened things up and his resilient partner responded gamely to join issue with leader Cenkos going to the last.
Although it is for economic experts and economists to join issue with him in a learned talk on his claims, the IMF recipes are under tremendous assailment nowadays in the very heart of the hemisphere from where comes traditionally its chief by dint of a deal amongst the world's arbiters.
As most of the farmers of the Western Ghats in Kerala primarily come under the dioceses of Kannur, Idikki, Thamarassery and Mananthwadi, the Church was forced to join issue on behalf of the people who are the "early migrants and their descendants" hailing from central Kerala.
She did run a nice race though, making headway from mid-division in a race run at an even pace to join issue turning in.
The Congress also refused to join issue with Janata Party Subramaniam Swamy.
Ahmadi told PTI that he did not want to " join issue" with Moily on the subject.
The five-year-old ex-hurdler was given a patient ride off the pace before being produced with a challenge to join issue with the leaderDannymolone at the last.
But despite being trapped behind a wall of horses and taking more pulls than the Hunchback of Notre Dame, Oli never panicked and made smooth progress to join issue two from home.
Samsaam's jockey Richard Hills kicked on as the runners turned for home and for a moment it looked as though he may have slipped his field but Dettori made steady progress on board Marienbard to join issue over two out.
Division One front-runners Wheatsheaf cruised to a 7-1 decision at New Inn Bulkington to join issue with Boo A at the head of affairs with third placed Graziers B, 6-2 winners at Hayrick A, 13 points adrift in third.
Brennan forced Moscow Chancer in front at the last but his mount soon began to idle and Muldoon's Picnic came back to join issue on the line.
Though political circles view it as a dig at the Congress, an ally, the latter refused to join issue.