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take umbrage (at something)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake umbrage (at something)take umbrage (at something)OFFENDto be offended by something that someone has done or said, often without good reason umbrage
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take umbrage (at something)Maynard angrily took umbrage at Campbell's remarks.The Republicans, naturally, take umbrage at predictions about what they might do.She took umbrage at his remarks, but made no attempt to get her figure back.If they take umbrage, then they were never a proper friend in the first place.Ever a stickler for protocol, he and his wife took umbrage at the democratic etiquette of President Thomas Jefferson's administration.He got on very well with the patients, and made them laugh without taking umbrage when they laughed at him.
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