After the sentence, a list of possible interpretations of the sentence is given. Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for the sentence.

The members of staff told the principal that they took exception to his comments. This means that the members of staff

A. approved of the principle’s comments
B. objected to the principal’s comments
C. wanted to be exempted from the principal’s comments
D. warned the principal about his comments

Correct Answer: Option B

B. objected to the principal’s comments