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clamor against (something)

To object to something vocally or passionately. Many townspeople have clamored against this construction project because they feel it will greatly increase traffic through the town.
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clamor for (something)

To support or request something vocally or passionately. Many townspeople have clamored for this construction project because they like the idea of not having to drive 10 miles to the nearest grocery store. We decided to bring out the cake early because the kids were clamoring for it.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

clamor against someone or something

to raise a great outcry against someone or something. The protestors clamored against the mayor. The citizens clamored against the new taxes.
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clamor for someone or something

to raise a great outcry for someone or something. Everyone was clamoring for Mark. They just loved him. The children were clamoring for ice cream.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Aside from being slapped with unjust and false charges, Clamor said they are also subjected to inhumane conditions while incarcerated.
The first considers the military exercises - that are aimed at containing a war from all directions - as mere media clamor, while the second finds them routine ones.
the Clamor, on December 31st, 1859, went the way of so many local journals" and folded.
Public clamor adversely affects the development process by its negativity.
And CEOs, especially the confident and competent ones, are recognizing that they are better off joining - and leading - the corporate governance movement than fighting off the shareholders who clamor for it.
The Sabbath is truly kept, not by refraining from "digging and sewing" but by striving more fully for Christian perfection (169); true fasting is "abstinence from sin and vice" rather than over-indulgence in expensive fish (200); true prayer is in the "ardent desire of the soul rather than clamor and profusion of words" (207); the Virgin is more honored by imitation of her humility and chastity than by having masses said to her; all Christians, even women and children, are encouraged to study the Epistles.
Curses of course have very long roots, but Little finds the two principal sources of liturgical malediction to be the clamor of Roman law, in which someone appealed to a judge for justice--if necessary, by quite literally and quite loudly clamoring to be heard--and the excommunication ritual developed by the early church to deal with those who refused to be corrected and were therefore cut off from the body of the faithful.
"Argh!" you shout, adding to the clamor. "There's just too much noise to hear anything here!"
Jed Clamor, the commander of Toril Police Station, said that Socrates D.
Karapatan deputy secretary-general Roneo Clamor described the brutal killing as an "act of cowardice'' describing the slain Patigas' life as "that of selflessness, courage, persistence, and activism''.
'This is not only a time of un-peace where there is prevalence of human rights violations and impunity, it is also a period of targeted persecution and intimidation against those who continue to clamor for peace,' Karapatan deputy secretary general Roneo Clamor said in a statement.
"The government has again zeroed in on the persecution of peace consultants, instead of working to resolve the root causes of the armed conflict by way of pursuing peace negotiations," Karapatan Deputy Secretary-General Roneo Clamor said.
"Clamor connects the forward operating bases in Iraq with the homefront here in America.
"El Clamor Publico was a public defender speaking out against unfair administration, the manipulation of juries, corrupt practices, and the prejudiced application of the law.