complain about

complain about (someone or something)

To voice one's annoyance or displeasure with someone or something. Oh boy, which dead president is grandpa complaining about today? If you hate your job so much, quit complaining about it and look for a new one!
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complain about someone or something

to protest someone or something; to grouch about someone or something. Oh, stop complaining about the weather. You are always complaining about me.
See also: complain
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MEN complain about ads more than women and consumers in Greater London and the South East are the most likely to raise their concerns, figures show.
I don't know about you but my problem is that, like Statler and Waldorf on the muppets, I can always find something to complain about.
POLICE 999 operators in the West Midlands have flushed out a time-wasting caller who dialled 999 to complain about work on a bathroom.
We often complain about others because we think they are not up to our standards.
My case - web-based system for sharing documents in a specific complaint : - Spam Complaint - web-based system to complain about spam to the Consumer Ombudsman : - Prior Message - traders can obtain advance notice of the Consumer Ombudsman on promotions : - Administration - Administrators can configure complaint forms and form for prior approval The solutions can be accessed via the website: www.
YOU had mixed views about Ingrid Stone, who bags PS2,000 worth of freebies a year by complaining EVERYONE has a right to complain about bad services or products, but I think Ingrid takes it to the extreme.
NUISANCE calls and texts cause misery to the lives of millions of people, yet less than a fifth of us officially complain about them.
I bet he was one of the first to complain about the pavements not being treated during the bad weather - and now he complains that the grit is still on the pavements Firstly, winter isn't over yet and he may still be grateful for the grit if snow and ice return.
PEOPLE face too many obstacles when trying to complain about NHS or social care, a report has said.
People were most likely to complain about a product at 42 per cent, while 37 per cent complained about a general error being made.
If you think your friend is right to complain about your complaining, then she did you a favor.
Today, manufacturers complain about powerful retailers wrongly demanding chargebacks for the slightest infraction of merchandise delivery procedures.
Many of us complain about the influence of trial lawyers, but it is also well known among politicians that they are lucky to get a $50 contribution from a physician, while a litigation firm is happy to write $10,000 checks to support campaigns.
Most of the survey respondents (85%) say tenants do not complain about being inconvenienced by security measures, which is a clear sign that they are valued.
These people all had full-time jobs that conceivably gave them things to complain about, such as their work hours, their pay, their superiors or even co-workers.