raise (one's) voice

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raise (one's) voice

To speak or shout loudly, especially out of anger. I know you're upset, but there's no need to raise your voice. Don't raise your voice to the kids, it's not their fault!
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raise one's voice (to someone)

Fig. to speak loudly or shout at someone in anger. Don't you dare raise your voice to me! I'm sorry. I didn't mean to raise my voice.
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raise one's voice

Talk louder, either to be heard more clearly or in anger, as in You'll have to raise your voice if you expect the audience to hear you, or Don't you raise your voice at me! [Late 1300s]
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raise your ˈvoice

speak in a louder voice, often because you are angry: Don’t raise your voice at me. It wasn’t my fault.They heard raised voices and saw two men engaged in an argument.
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References in classic literature ?
I am at home here, and I alone have a right to raise my voice above another's.
But I also had to raise my voice a little bit because I disagreed to some extent with the first half.
But when the occasion arises, I will raise my voice in her support," he added.
When these so-called protesters (traitors) rally against retribution for the World Trace Center terrorists, I feel I have to raise my voice against their protests.
I will raise my voice against any effort to divert these resources away from effective anti-tobacco programs," she said.
I don't raise my voice too much anymore,'' said McNamara, 64.