take issue with somebody
take issue with (someone or something)
To strongly disagree with someone or something or take offense at something. I take issue with the wording in this paragraph. If you take issue with me or my methods, feel free to hire someone else.
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take ˈissue with somebody (about/on/over something)(formal) disagree and argue with somebody about something: I’d like to take issue with you about what you just said.
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