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 ?
La had followed her company and when she saw them clawing and biting at Tarzan, she raised her voice and cautioned them not to kill him.
filed a complaint against Fortu in 2010, claiming that Fortu raised her voice at him during a meeting at the governor's office on July 1, 2010, to discuss the delay in the processing of purchase orders and requests and reimbursement of expenses of provincial board members.
Over two decades O'Connor has raised her voice alongside numerous fellow artists: Moby, Peter Gabriel, U2, Massive Attack.
Bosley alternately sobbed and raised her voice to the defendant as she spoke in court.
Throughout the encounter, Davis says, she never raised her voice at the officers or the conductor.
Illustrating the range of puppet possibilities, she raised her voice to a falsetto, and said, ``You can be Little Red Ridinghood.