n (idm 习语) give `umbrage; take `umbrage (at sth) (fml or joc 文或谑) (make sb) feel offended or slighted （使某人）感到受到了冒犯或怠慢
*I invited her because I was afraid of giving umbrage. 我邀请了她, 因为我怕得罪她.
* He took umbrage at my remarks and left. 他觉得我的话伤了他的感情, 便离开了.
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: Old French;Origin:Latin umbraticum 'shade', from umbrare 'to shade', from umbra 'shade, shadow']
take umbrage (at sth)
to be offended by something that someone has done or said, often without good reason
1. He took umbrage at my remarks and left. 他觉得我的话伤了他的感情, 便离开了.