take exception

[ ik-sep-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF take exception

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TAKE EXCEPTION

My parents wanted to send for you, but they feared you might take exception to my family.

I go by my own observation, and I see there is nothing at which to take exception.

Some authorities might take exception to the way the thong is put on in Fig. 89.

The authorities at Rome saw no occasion to take exception to its doing so.

Naturally, one hates so to take exception to the girls who are foreigners.

I must take exception, for instance, to his averment “that what we respect and admire,” viz.

To this the neighbour is apt to take exception, so that unpleasantness ensues.

If you take exception to my liberty of speech, you can call on me, and relieve your mind.

The most captious critic could not take exception to any of these sentiments.

It had not occurred to him, however lamely, to take exception to it.

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