What does take issue mean?

Definitions for take issue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagree, differ, dissent, take issue(verb)

    be of different opinions

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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

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