clamor for (something)

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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. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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During early this week's brief interview, Kedtag confirmed the erstwhile hesitance of higher authorities to heed years-old clamors for remedies in Lake Lanao.
JQ: The consistent position that I've taken is that before we respond to clamors for amendments or clamors for revisions, we need to find our way through a full implementation cycle.