taking exception

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This is not the first occasion of the EC taking exception to corrupt practices.
But in the corridor leading onto the podium, the duo then became embroiled in a war of words, with Massa clearly taking exception to claims he had deliberately hit Alonso.
Uerling is among the curbside recycling officials who questions the rapid shift to single-stream collection and processing, taking exception to the notion that switching to this method could mean that certain recyclables must be abandoned.