take umbrage to (something)

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take umbrage to (something)

To strongly disagree with, take offense at, or become angered by something. Excuse me, I take umbrage to the notion that I didn't put my full effort into this project. I think Lady Westerly took umbrage to your remarks, sir. The senator made it clear that he takes umbrage to the Supreme Court's decision.
See also: take, to, umbrage
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