take issue

take issue
verb
be of different opinions (Freq. 1)
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I beg to differ!

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She disagrees with her husband on many questions

Syn: ↑disagree, ↑differ, ↑dissent
Ant: ↑agree (for: ↑disagree)
Derivationally related forms: ↑dissentient (for: ↑dissent), ↑dissent (for: ↑dissent), ↑dissension (for: ↑dissent), ↑dissenter (for: ↑dissent), ↑difference (for: ↑differ), ↑disagreement (for: ↑disagree)
Hyponyms: ↑dissent, ↑clash, ↑contradict, ↑negate, ↑contravene
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s on something

(for: ↑disagree)

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DISAGREE, be in dispute, be in contention, be at variance, be at odds, argue, quarrel; challenge, dispute, (call into) question; archaic disaccord.
issue

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phrasal
: to adopt an opposed or contrary view or position : take up the opposite side : join issue : dispute

take issue with reports which charged the army with laxness — Current Biography


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