clamor against

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.
See also: clamor
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.
See also: clamor
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
See also:
References in classic literature ?
I forbear to remark upon the additional pretext for clamor against the judiciary, which so considerable an augmentation of its authority would have afforded.
While Dutocq was returning to the clerks' office and asking himself how he could best incite a clamor against his chief without compromising himself, Bixiou rushed to the Rabourdin office for a word of greeting.
The clamor against merger has been that it will reduce competition and hurt consumers as the number of players would come down to three from the existing four.
Clamor against the motu propio investigation of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on imported cement is gaining ground as constructors and cement importers joined in opposing the government move to control cement importation through the imposition of additional tariffs.
But my hope is that they will quickly understand that the louder the abusive clamor against their journalism, the more important their journalism will become for our democracy.
Still, House members on Thursday added to the clamor against the measure, which the MMDA started to implement on Wednesday, with violators only being given a verbal warning.
Wheaton residents clamor against drug treatment center proposal
Vemula's death sparked a wave of public protests, with leading politicians flocking to Hyderabad to add their voices to the growing clamor against not just the university, but also the government - especially Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who remained silent for nearly a week after the tragedy.
One notable aspect of the construction project is the absence of public clamor against it.
They led the clamor against him in several faculty meetings in 2004.
On November 24, The New York Times published a page-one story by Tamar Lewin that explored why "an odd hush has fallen over Washington: the sound of advocacy groups that have been unable to create much of a clamor against the most drastic cuts in decades."
As varied as the individual backgrounds and the contemporary settings, the reasons range from a clamor against confirming John Rutledge, who was President Washington's nominee in 1795, because of a speech against the Jay Treaty, to the increased voting power of Southern blacks as a deciding factor in the 58-42 Senate vote against Robert Bork, President Reagan's ill-fated nominee in 1987.
Pangilinan had repeatedly said that federalism should not be rushed especially amid clamor against inflation, unemployment, and other concerns from the public.
Nograles, chair of the powerful appropriations committee, also clarified that the clamor against the DBM's new budgeting system did not come from members of the House of Representatives, but from the executives of state agencies whose allocations for next year had been dramatically decreased.
defendants constitute part of the growing clamor against the nuclear threat.