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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 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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There will be no voices at an international level clamoring against this human rights violation, though.
"Clamoring against North Korea's participation in the Olympics, the group of mad dogs committed the unacceptable brutality of insulting our leader's dignity and burning our flag at the center of Seoul, carrying out hysterical and lunatic acts in an attempt to make a scratch on the improvement of the inter-Korean relations," said the statement issued under the name of RiMyong, an official at the agency's central committee.
Dioscoro Alesna, campus architect, said the planners had to go back to their drawing boards and come up with schemes to satisfy students clamoring against tree cutting.
and industry trade organization Airlines for America (A4A), echoed a chorus of critics clamoring against the EU ETS and its "cap and trade" principle.
Since no date is set for universal suffrage, democracy advocates have been clamoring against the delaying tactics by the local government and by Beijing.
She said the P25.2 billion in the PDAF that the public had been clamoring against because of its misuse was less than 10 percent of the special purpose funds, which amount to P310 billion.