Meaning of take something ill in English:

take something ill

phrase

archaic
  • Resent something done or said.

    ‘I did not mean for you to take my comments ill’
    • ‘there was no point in calling her attention to the implications of her statement, she would only take it ill’
    begrudge, feel aggrieved about, feel aggrieved at, feel bitter about, grudge, be annoyed about, be annoyed at, be angry about, be angry at, be resentful of, dislike, be displeased about, be displeased at, take exception to, object to, be offended by, take amiss, take offence at, take umbrage at