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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.
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join issue

1. To enter into controversy.
2. Law To submit an issue for decision.
See also: issue, join
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Joining issue with the officer, Chidambaram contested his claims " The army cannot be fighting its own people, its job is to keep our borders secure.
last year's champion three-year-old filly stalked front-running beholder before joining issue on the far turn and beating the favourite by a neck.
Confidently ridden by Kit Alexander, he tracked the leaders on the final circuit before joining issue four out.
Chennai, April 25 -- There were sparks with word play in the recently concluded campaign in the Tamil Nadu elections for Lok Sabha with Jayalalith and BJP's Venkaiah Naidu joining issue on the comments made by M K Stalin, providing entho for Tamil Nadu voters.
Never out of second gear under conditional jockey James Best, who makes way for the record-breaking McCoy today, JP McManus' horse was still on the bridle when joining issue two flights from home, before stretching away for a five-length score.
Having fallen on his previous start at Doncaster, Ranjaan hurdled fluently for Daryl Jacob but Lemon Drop Red appeared to be going just as well when joining issue turning for home.
Joining issue with Shabana, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) remarks that it was her comments that were "unfair."
Joining issue with the government, the Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council (KCBC) has sought the withdrawal of social science textbooks for Grade 7, alleging that the book instills anti-religious feelings and atheistic attitudes in the minds of children.
If it is legalised, it will create problems in society." Joining issue, International Secretary General of VHP Champat Rai said the "practice (homosexual acts) was influenced by western culture and it is against Indian culture.
Sent off a shade over 4-1, It's Tricky pressed Plum Pretty until joining issue on the far turn, after which the pair locked horns for a fierce battle until It's Tricky just got the upper hand in the final 100 yards to score by three-quarters of a length.
Looking as though he would succeed when joining issue two out at Catterick, CANALTURN couldn't find any extra on the runin and had to settle for third.
Arhaaff, who has an official rating of 108, was beaten around four lengths in the French Oaks on her last outing and she gained a confidence-boosting success, joining issue over a furlong from home.
Joining issue with Katju's remarks on Karunanidhi's assets, party's organisation secretary R.
After breaking slowly by his standards, Loyal Honcho moved through the gears and turned handy, with Caulry Fast Trap soon joining issue.
Joining issue with the university management, he explained, would be sub-judicial and unnecessary.