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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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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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Everyone is clamoring to get certified to do New Jersey school work, New Jersey and New York contractors.
Since ``Tucker,'' that ground-breaking ``Malcolm in the Middle'' rip-off that strove to bring smut to the family sitcom, got axed fairly quickly, you'd think that there would be no clamoring for a ``Tucker'' rip-off anytime soon.
Filmmakers are clamoring for Spacey's services like never before - and that's quite a clamor.
It goes against the conservative grain, and yet, that's exactly what some Republicans are clamoring for, returning more money in the form of huge tax cuts.
And the fans won't be queueing up and clamoring for a book, or a record, or even a movie, not even one of ``Titanic'' proportions.
Classes started Tuesday with a thud along Verdugo Road as students clamoring to register jammed the road and cars collided.
Harry Smith, general manager of Ray Art, said studios have been clamoring for more space.
The number of artists clamoring to get on-air is increasing.
By Wednesday night, churches in working-class southern Bogota overflowed with parents clamoring for their children to be baptized.