What does personal beef mean?
To have an outstanding or unsettled dispute or disagreement with someone or something.
What does it mean to have beef with someone?
It’s also a word for a complaint. If you have a beef with someone, you’re not sharing a steak, you have a gripe. Just don’t beef to a cow; her problems are worse. On the other hand, if you have a beef with someone, you have a complaint. Beefing is expressing such feelings.
What do you mean by beef?
1 : the flesh of an adult domestic bovine (such as a steer or cow) used as food. 2a : an ox, cow, or bull in a full-grown or nearly full-grown state especially : a steer or cow fattened for food quality Texas beeves a herd of good beef. b : a dressed carcass of a beef animal. 3 : muscular flesh : brawn.
What does the idiom have no beef mean?
This usage employs beef in the sense of a complaint or grudge, also appearing in the phrase have no beef with, meaning have no quarrel with. [