Does it become impossible to mention the historic crimes of Ustashe thugs lest law-abiding Croats take offense?
The very religious, like Eagleton, may take offense at the brusque, selective, and unsystematic consideration of their creeds.
I worried he might take offense but, to my surprise, Abu Hassar began to laugh too.
Deep they needed to be, because the Nazis could take offense quicker than a prudish Victorian spinster.
May has clearly made a decision not to take offense at coverage of her clothing choices.
Yes, but I only accepted because he looked quarrelsome, and I was afraid he might take offense if I refused.
His frankness was irresistible; she could not take offense so she sat down again.
It is a presumption at which the acquaintance may take offense.
“No,” said Stirling, with a curtness at which Weston could not take offense.
He was a surly old ruffian, quick to take offense, and absolutely fearless.