make an issue of

idiom

Definition of make an issue of

: to argue about (something) or insist that (something) be treated as an important problem I knew they'd made a mistake, but I was too tired to make an issue of it. They kept making an issue of his smoking cigars in the house.

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“Make an issue of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20an%20issue%20of. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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