Definition of make an issue of
- 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.
: behave, act
: to begin or seem to begin (an action)
: to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone
: the manner or style in which a thing is constructed
: the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person
: proceeds from a source of revenue (such as an estate)
: the action of going, coming, or flowing out : egress, emergence
: a means or place of going out : exit, outlet
: to go, come, or flow out
: to come forth : emerge
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