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rant about (something)

To speak angrily, forcefully, and at great length about something. I hate going to my friend's house because his husband always rants about politics at me. I stopped paying attention as soon as he started ranting about being more fiscally responsible.
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rant against (someone or something)

To complain angrily, forcefully, and at great length about someone or something. You should spend less time ranting against your professor and spend more time studying the material. I stop paying attention whenever he starts ranting against the government.
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rant and rave

To complain angrily, forcefully, and at great length (about someone or something). You should spend less time ranting and raving about how unfair your professor is and spend more time actually studying the material. He was quite upset when he came home, so I let him rant and rave for a little while until he calmed down.
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rant at (someone or something)

To express in writing or speech a prolonged series of violently angry and resentful complaints or criticisms at or to someone or something, especially when they are or are believed to be responsible. Sarah keeps ranting at me about the state of the apartment, but I told her that I always clean up after myself. I work in IT, so I've always got people from all over the company ranting at me about some technical issue or another. Ranting at the sky will do nothing to solve your problems.
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rant against someone or something

to rave and yell against someone or something. She spent most of the morning ranting against her mother-in-law. Leonard spent the entire morning ranting against the government.
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rant and rave (about someone or something)

to shout angrily and wildly about someone or something. Barbara rants and raves when her children don't obey her. Bob rants and raves about anything that displeases him.
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rant (at someone) about someone or something

to talk in a loud, violent way, about someone or something. Anne ranted about the bad service she had received at the store. On the bus, someone was ranting at me about the end of the world.
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rant at someone or something

to rave and yell at someone or something. Stop ranting at me! The boss would never rant at the office staff.
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rant and rave

Talk loudly and vehemently, especially in anger, as in There you go again, ranting and raving about the neighbor's car in your driveway. This idiom is a redundancy, since rant and rave mean just about the same thing, but probably survives on account of its alliterative appeal.
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ˌrant and ˈrave

(disapproving) show that you are angry by shouting or complaining loudly for a long time: He stood there for about twenty minutes ranting and raving about the colour of the new paint.
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rant and rave, to

To speak wildly and angrily about some circumstance or issue. This expression was first recorded as rave and rant, or literally, “raived and ranted,” in James MacManus’s The Bend of the Road (1898). The turnaround came soon thereafter and the term always appears in this form today. David Leavitt used it in Family Dancing (1984), “It’s easy for you to just stand there and rant and rave.”
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The most common haplotype was the A, A, C, G, and N alleles of the IL-8 (-251A>T), MCP-1 (-2518A>G), RANTES (-28C>G), CCR-2 (V64I), and CCR-5 (-[DELTA]32) variants.
The patients' demographic data, perioperative variables, postoperative blood cell counts, plasma RANTES concentrations, and microRNA expressions were presented as mean [+ or -] standard deviation and analyzed through SPSS software version 17 (SPSS, Chicago, IL, USA).
In TNF-[alpha]/IFN-[gamma] stimulated HaCaT cells, ESOL reduced the production of the inflammatory chemokines MDC, RANTES, IL-8, and TARC.
The activity of inflammatory factors in the serum indicated that hs-CRP, MCP-1, RANTES, and fractalkine in UAP patients increased significantly, which was statistically different compared with the SAP patients.
Deposition of platelet RANTES triggering monocyte recruitment requires P-selectin and is involved in neointima formation after arterial injury.
Intracellular secretory status of RANTES, MIP-1[alpha], MIP-1[beta] was also rectified upon NLGP treatment of these cell in vitro.
After examining the precise molecular structure of the RANTES protein, the researchers discovered that only a small fragment of the RANTES protein is actually responsible for blocking HIV entry into cells.
70 (TNF-[alpha]) and 91 (RANTES) conditionally healthy donors constituted the control group.
MIP-1[alpha] ve RANTES, CCR5 almacina baglanarak etki gosterirler ve cocuklarda CCR5 almacinin polimorfizmlerinin siddetli RSV enfeksiyonuyla birlikteligi gosterilmistir (42).
Murine experiments have also demonstrated that NK cells are recruited into subcutaneous B16 melanoma tumors by DC and that this process is mediated by the release of the chemokines; Macrophage Inflammatory Protein-1 a (MIP-1[alpha]), MIP-1[beta], and Regulated upon Activation, Normal T-cell Expressed, and Secreted (RANTES) [12].
Expression of RANTES (regulated upon activation, normal T-cell expressed and secreted, CCL-5), which is chemotactic to T cells, is increased in rotavirus-infected epithelial cells (8).
The purpose of this pilot study was to investigate if a powered toothbrush significantly reduced the concentration of MCP-1 and RANTES over time in a gingivitis group when compared to a manual toothbrush.
It also provides RANTES variants having agonist properties towards said receptor, and methods for preventing and/or curing viral diseases, as well as clues for preventing and/or curing inflammatory or malignant diseases.