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remonstrate (with someone) (about someone or something)

to protest to someone about someone or something. After remonstrating with the manager about the price for a while, Vernon left quietly. I spent an hour remonstrating about Ted with Alice.
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That perspective for US arises because despite all remonstrations to the contrary, she has not totally lost interest in the island as a strategically important country.
He takes his punishment without complaint and without remonstration (remember when he unfairly got sent off?
I pointed out that my remonstration had been made after payment on my winning bet had been refused.
The Arabic term for normalization, tatbeeh, now serves as a word of remonstration and criticism against Arab organizations or individuals who maintain ties and relations with Israel and Israelis.
A word of sympathy or encouragement, of advice or remonstration, even protest, but we hesitated and the moment was lost.
Derby boss Phil Brown was clearly upset by the decision and his touchline remonstration spoke volumes.
Stewart made his feelings towards the referee known at the end of the session and his remonstration seemed to pay off as Blaze took five penalties in little over six minutes at the beginning of the third period.
Saunders followed suit for his angry remonstration and the third red card followed for United defender Steve Kinniburgh, who received a second caution.
The reaction from Saunders was immediate, his angry remonstration with the linesmen resulting in him also being dismissed from the dug-out and ordered into the stand for the final 12 minutes.
Carr's remonstration with referee Mick Curley could lead to a three match ban which could possibly sideline him for an All-Ireland final if Dublin were to advance without replays.
Their instant vociferous reaction to the challenge and the remonstration with referee Willie Barrett didn't help O'Connell's cause and may have triggered Barrett to an over reaction.
Mr Roberts told the court he had heard a commotion and seen the remonstration between Mr Barakata and the youths, but had not gone outside.
A boy is allegedly told by Owen not to return to school after he responds to a remonstration from the teacher with obscene language.
As ittranspired, there was indeed more to the Scot's 38th-minute remonstration than met the eye.
But, as I turn to see if there is any acknowledgement from the elbow's owner,I am strongly advised against making any remonstration, of which, given the company, I would not have dared in any case.