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take issue

verb as in oppugn

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Example Sentences

And those who take issue with the ice bucket challenge have found an unexpected spokesperson in Jackass alum Steve-O.

While I do not expect anyone to take issue with your main themes, no doubt your observations will draw reactions.

You have to be living a life of willed ignorance and denial to take issue with what Israel said.

But I want to take issue with the way you describe  Ahmad TIbi's position on Israel as a Jewish State.

You can take issue with this if you like, argue that it's a bad law that needs to be changed, but it is the existing law.

He did not hesitate to take issue with the theories and statements of Galen, and criticised those who adopted them too servilely.

I nodded in a noncommittal fashion, not caring at the moment to take issue with Miss Primleigh.

The great masses of the people cannot again be forced to neglect more pressing interests to take issue on tariff reform only.

Some trappers will take issue in regard to the advantages and disadvantages of the dog on the trap line.

The stranger who would be so unwary as to take issue with him on this point would regret—if he lived.


On this page you'll find 241 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take issue, such as: disagree, dissent, divide, quarrel, squabble, and vary.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.