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gripe at someone

to complain to someone. Stop griping at me! There is no need to gripe at your little brother.
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gripe one's soul

Inf. to annoy someone. That kind of thing really gripes my soul! John, have I ever told you that you gripe my soul?
See also: gripe, soul

gripe

(to someone or something) (about someone or something) to make specific complaints to someone about someone or something. Don't gripe to me about what she said to you! There is no need to gripe about the job to everyone.

gripe one’s ass

and gripes one’s butt
tv. to annoy someone; to bother or irritate someone. (Usually objectionable.) You really gripe my ass when you act like that! That jerk really gripes my butt!
See also: ass, gripe

gripes one’s butt

verb
See also: butt, gripe

gripe one’s soul

tv. to annoy someone. That kind of thing really gripes my soul!
See also: gripe, soul
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