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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.
On Wednesday, September 28 at the OMMA Conference, Kevin McGurn, Director of Revenue Management, will moderate a panel discussion titled "Behavioral Targeting and the Automotive Industry - A Perfect Match," on how behavioral targeting is gaining popularity in the auto sector where publishers are facing inventory sell out while their clients are clamoring to move more and more money into online spending and out of traditional media.
Filmmakers are clamoring for Spacey's services like never before - and that's quite a clamor.
Sandra's financial strengths will be particularly important as we introduce XelorRate Service Quality Manager software to enterprises that are clamoring for a proactive solution that can deliver quality IP communications over their existing data networks.
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.
Fitch believes these effects, however, are more the result of the LCC's evolving and maturing business model, which was developed in the early days of airline industry deregulation, and accelerated in recent years by a financially conscious public clamoring for more affordable air travel.
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.
By including DivX capability in a variety of different DVD devices, DK digital is proving their commitment to creating and distributing products that meet the needs of the millions of users all over the world who are clamoring for products that support DivX video playback," said Bill Holmes, Vice President of Consumer Electronics at DivX, Inc.
Classes started Tuesday with a thud along Verdugo Road as students clamoring to register jammed the road and cars collided.
Direct market access (DMA) has exploded into the mainstream of today's financial markets, from nascency to "must-have" status in just a few years with buy-side traders clamoring for broader market access, more informed trading decisions and fast execution speeds enjoyed by their sell-side counterparts.
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 including DivX capability in a variety of different DVD devices, CCE is proving their commitment to creating and distributing products that meet the needs of the millions of users all over Brazil who are clamoring for products that support DivX video playback," said Hyder Rabbani, Senior Vice President of Sales at DivX, Inc.
By Wednesday night, churches in working-class southern Bogota overflowed with parents clamoring for their children to be baptized.