ESL Word of the Day – Issue
Monday, January 17, 2011 @ 09:01 AM
Noun - a subject or problem that is often discussed or argued about, especially a social or political matter that affects the interests of a lot of people.
Example Usage: We should discuss the issue of discrimination at our next meeting; We must resolve the issue with the neighbours.
Common Phrases: 'raise an issue', 'address an issue', 'resolve an issue', 'avoid an issue'
Did you know...? The word 'issue' was in the Oxford Dictionary's top 50 most-viewed words of last year.