have issues

idiom

informal
1
: to have problems that make one unhappy and difficult to deal with
He seemed nice enough at first, but it turns out he has (a lot of) issues.
She has serious anger issues.
2
: to have reasons for disliking someone or something : to disagree with or disapprove of someone or something
+ with
I have some issues with his behavior.

Examples of have issues in a Sentence

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“Have issues.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20issues. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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