complain of (something)

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complain of (something)

To state the physical ailments or symptoms of illness that one is experiencing. The appendicitis patient came into the ER complaining of stomach pain.
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complain of something

to moan and suffer from a disease; to report the symptoms of a disease or health condition. Kenneth complained of a headache and general weakness. The patient was complaining of a headache.
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New Delhi (India), Dec 12 ( ANI ): A 29-year-old Chinese national who had come to India on a tourist visa died in southwest Delhi on Tuesday after he complained of ill health.
Jin complained of his ill health following which he was shifted to a private hospital but was declared brought dead by the doctors.
Akbar Hussain complained of the independent monitors raids on school and reporting absence of watchmen while they have had completed their duty hours already.
Wazir Zada complained of delay in decision in the inquiry reports due to which the under report staff salaries are being stopped.
"It happened so fast, it did not take long after we had our lunch that almost all complained of stomach pain," Upi added.
Nearly one in five people (18%) complained of neighbours making a mess, such as around communal bins, 10% complained of bad smells and 7% were unhappy about water damage.
Residents complained of "weeds, dirty windows, unkempt curtains and general seediness" in former family homes now occupied by students from the city's university.
I consider it would be worth the two grand each if the complainants used the very computers complained of, and kept up to date with what their clients, the public, wanted.
congressional panel that, "for me, the United Nations is not over-sized, over-resourced or under-supervised by its member states." He complained of too much supervision, saying the secretary-general is "mired in a web of governmental committees and outdated rules that impede his freedom to manage."
Late last year, the Michigan Family Independence Agency (MFIA) issued a moratorium on sending juveniles who have trouble with the law to Teen Ranch, after several youths complained of being forced to participate in religious activities there.
reported that 40% of their patients complained of fatigue, 63% complained of weight gain, and 35% complained of low libido.
A 33-year-old man complained of nasal obstruction and watery rhinitis of 1 year's duration.
Nixon, who was convicted of murder at Preston Crown Court in 1989, first complained of abdominal pains in October 1999 but was not diagnosed with stomach cancer until after he was admitted to hospital on July 20 this year.
While his nose was being examined, he complained of a growth in the apex of the right nostril.
In 1997, Moore et al reported that half of the 222 patients in their series complained of persistent nasal obstruction despite the presence of a large airway.