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take exception

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VerbEdit

take exception (third-person singular simple present takes exception, present participle taking exception, simple past took exception, past participle taken exception)

  1. (idiomatic, often with to) To take offense; to object or protest.
    I think he took exception to the joke about environmentalists.

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