What does take issue mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagree, differ, dissent, take issueverb

    be of different opinions

    "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"

How to pronounce take issue?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of take issue in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of take issue in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of take issue in a Sentence

  1. Lindsey Piegza:

    It's not the legislation I take issue with. It's the timing of the legislation, we were already on a tremendously dangerous trajectory.

  2. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson:

    I’ve never heard from Chris Kennedy. I’ve never even met him. He’s never visited a police station or asked me or my team for any kind of briefing on what we are doing in Chicago to address the gang violence and ongoing infusion of illegal guns on our streets, i’m not a politician, but I do take issue with the hard work our men and women are doing to beat back this violence is used to score political points.

  3. Democratic Rep. Michael Doyle:

    What mandate in the Obamacare bill does he take issue with? Certainly not with pre-existing conditions, or caps on benefits, or letting your child stay on the policy until they're 26, so I'm curious what are we mandating?

  4. Fran Lebowitz:

    I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.

  5. Ladd Everitt:

    Ammunition is widely available at ranges to begin with,and we don't take issue with that, if they put it in a school, call me back.

Images & Illustrations of take issue

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