complain about (someone or something)

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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.
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5 "Oh, so you think it's all right to complain about Neil Lennon complaining about Celtic fans complaining about Neil Lennon because Neil Lennon believes you shouldn't complain about Celtic if you didn't endure the 90s?
PEOPLE are being put off complaining about bailiffs because the system is complicated and frustrating, Citizens Advice claims.
If it wasnt so expensive to the taxpayer, National complaining about low quality spending would be funny.
A PERSONAL trainer working at a Huddersfield fitness centre claims he was told to leave - after complaining about the smell of frying bacon wafting into the gym when he was taking sessions.
Summary: Jaitley says consumers are not complaining about GST because the government has kept the rates at reasonable levels
With a new academic year starting, I thought I'd go through the minefield that is complaining about your child's school.
For example, constantly complaining about the service in a restaurant is not helpful.
The life cycle of a tedious news story meant, inevitably, that some managers were then quoted complaining about Bernstein complaining about their complaining.
Some waste energy moaning and complaining about things out of their control.
PEOPLE face too many obstacles when complaining about NHS or social care, the National Audit Office says.
TO all the members of religious minorities complaining about the approval of a new swingers club in Liverpool: could you please remember that, as Capital of Culture, Liverpool has a duty to welcome people of all cultures and beliefs, not just the ones you approve of.
I CAN'T believe all these people who are complaining about having to spend forever going through security at airports now due to the increased terror threat.
It is high time for us to have our say before decisions are made, rather than complaining about policies after they are foisted upon us.
She had, however, called her parents after two weeks, complaining about the incredible and intolerable amount of partying going on among her fellow freshmen.