take exception

object, demur (see disapprobation).

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • take exception to — ► take exception to object strongly to; be offended by. Main Entry: ↑exception …   English terms dictionary

  • take exception — index complain (criticize), conflict, cross (disagree with), demur, differ (disagree), diffe …   Law dictionary

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  • take exception — verb raise a formal objection in a court of law (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑challenge • Derivationally related forms: ↑challenge (for: ↑challenge) • Topics: ↑law …   Useful english dictionary

  • take exception to — {v. phr.} To speak against; find fault with; be displeased or angered by; criticize. * /There was nothing in the speech that you could take exception to./ * /Did she take exception to my remarks about her cooking./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take exception to — {v. phr.} To speak against; find fault with; be displeased or angered by; criticize. * /There was nothing in the speech that you could take exception to./ * /Did she take exception to my remarks about her cooking./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take exception to — verb a) To be offended by; to consider offensive. I take exception to the assumption that simply because I am young I am not able to discern fact from fiction. b) To object to; to disagree with. I am sorry to learn that the senior medical staff… …   Wiktionary

  • take\ exception\ to — v. phr. To speak against; find fault with; be displeased or angered by; criticize. There was nothing in the speech that you could take exception to. Did she take exception to my remarks about her cooking …   Словарь американских идиом

  • take exception — Synonyms and related words: agree to differ, agree to disagree, ban, be at variance, be in dissent, beg to differ, blackball, carp, catch at straws, categorically reject, cavil, cut up, differ, disagree, disagree with, disallow, disapprove,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • take exception to — be upset about, object to, complain about    Vern will take exception to any questions about ethnic origin …   English idioms

  • take exception to — Lydia took exception to their criticism of her husband Syn: object to, take offense at, take umbrage at, demur at, disagree with; resent, argue against, protest against, oppose, complain about, shudder at; informal kick up a fuss about, raise a… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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