Have a Bone to Pick

What Does "Have a Bone to Pick" Mean?

"Have a bone to pick" is an English idiom. It means "to have an issue, dispute, or unresolved matter that one wants to discuss or address; to have a complaint or grievance."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "have a bone to pick" used in a sentence:

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