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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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.
Don't waste time complaining about things you can't change.
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.
That's why it's startling to hear a local official complaining about L.
IN relation to the residents of Lentons Lane where a majority of residents are complaining about the bus service stopping for three weeks.
A study of attitudes to complaining about poor service has been compiled by Hillarys Blinds, which employs 300 staff in Washington.
By the way, if you are thinking of complaining about local authority services, don't bother with the city council website just at the moment, unless you want to vomit.
Alas: Some institution is responsible for all the censorship and extrajudicial executions that Amnesty International keeps complaining about, and it sure looks like a state.
As the result of numerous complaints that surfaced at the 1993 Conference, "Working Together" committees were established to focus on problems in three major areas: (1) timeliness of the audit process; (2) practitioner concerns regarding the consequences of complaining about an IRS agents conduct to his manager; and (3) awareness of the standards of conduct contained in Circular 230.