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take issue

To strongly disagree with or take offense at something. If that's what you're saying, then yes, I take issue. If you take issue with me or my methods, feel free to hire someone else.
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take issue

To take an opposing point of view; disagree.
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Pyongyang has constantly took issue with the U.S.'s 'nuclear umbrella' over South Korea," said Woo Jung-yeop, a researcher at South Korea's Sejong Institute.
Currently, a cloud is cast over the Trump-Kim summit, after the North took issue over the ongoing joint military drills between the U.S.
Ensor also took issue with Ahmari's comment from a VOA staffer that "VOA isn't particularly concerned about the popularity of its programming." Ensor labeled that "absurd."
One commenter took issue with the lack of awareness surrounding HIV in the trangender community.
Senate at our TribLive conversation this morning, Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams took issue with the presumed frontrunner status of his potential GOP primary opponent, Lt.
The AMA took issue with the report's call to expand nurses' scope of practice, saying that nurses do not have nearly the amount of training and clinical experience that doctors do.
The AMA took issue with the report's call to expand nurses' scope of practice, saying that nurse practitioners don't have nearly the amount of training and clinical experience that doctors do.
Sources said Lorber took issue with a magazine advertisement that featured Flagg far more prominently than the Elliman brand.
Brown took issue with referee Lee Probert and said: "He had two to three minutes to make the decision while George was knocked out.
When Judge Sullivan dismissed the case in June, he noted the case was scheduled for trial and took issue with Mr.
Americans United took issue with Gobble's claims on its blog "The Wall of Separation." Assistant Director of Communications Rob Boston asserted that Gobble has misread American history.
This year marked the first that the academy let fans choose the top entertainer award - reflecting the American Idol era of entertainment - and Chesney took issue with that move.
The Parliament guards took issue with PSNI officers who tried to stop publicity pictures being taken in the grounds of Northern Ireland's most famous building.
The appellants took issue with the planning board's interpretation of a zoning rule.
The developers as well as state officials overseeing the Atlantic Yards' revitalization hope the changes will ameliorate some of the criticism the project has generated among opponents who took issue with its size and density and the way it would remake the area's skyline and potentially disrupt the character and environment of surrounding neighborhoods.