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carp about (someone or something)

To complain about someone or something, especially in a way that others find annoying. Oh boy, which dead president is grandpa carping about today? If you hate your job so much, quit carping about it and look for a new one!
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carp at (one)

To complain to one about someone or something, especially in a way that one finds annoying. If you hate your job so much, quit carping at me about it and look for a new one!
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carp about someone or something

to complain about someone or something. You are always carping about all your petty problems at work. Stop carping about Randy!
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carp at someone (about someone or something)

to complain to someone about someone or something. Why are you always carping at me about your family? You are always carping at Joan about her brother.
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carp at someone or something

to criticize someone or something. Poor Clara is carping at Bill's carelessness again. Please stop carping at me.
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The sequence's content includes Carper as narrator both
For every one of her advocacies, Carper provides recipes appropriate to those nutritional principles.
Carper will join Tony Coscia, Bert DiClemente, Christopher Beall, Jeff Moreland, Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, U.
We should not undermine the ability of governors and mayors to pay for goods and services that everyone depends on," Carper said.
She adds, "We are thrilled with the response of Congress to this effort and are grateful for the leadership of Senators Snowe and Carper.
WASHINGTON -- Following Senator Tom Carper (D-DE), Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), and Senator Jim Webb's (D-VA) press conference regarding career colleges, Coalition for Educational Success Managing Director Penny Lee released the following statement:
The men and women who build and maintain America's roads and bridges and motorists who deal daily with deteriorating and unsafe surface transportation applaud the leadership of Senators Boxer, Carper and Corker.
With five Washington players manning the infield and playing in, Max Popken then hit a one-hopper that Washington shortstop Jack Carper stabbed with pinch runner Christopher Drbal breaking for home.
Senator Tom Carper (Democrat-Delaware), who heads the subcommittee that oversees federal IT issues, credited Kundra with saving the government three billion dollars in efficiencies.
Other sponsors are Senators Tom Coburn, R-OK, and Tom Carper, D-DE.
A memorial service will be held April 7 for Doris Lucile Carper of Eugene, who died April 1 of age-related causes.
We are particularly grateful to Senators Alexander and Carper for their bipartisan leadership on behalf of state and local government.
Marie Carper of La Crescenta recently requested a recipe for the delicious Baked Potato Soup served at Tony Roma's.
The camera, wandering and picking its way across a pink flowered carper, awakens dreamlike memories of childhood days.