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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In his every second article he is found complaining about one thing or the other, particularly those related to the West.
Most of us go through life complaining about one thing or another.
I don't know whether the school management is aware of the fact that all the parents are complaining about one thing or the other at the bus stops.
A Scottish team complaining about one from the big four?
The sheep seem not to 'adore him (and) they were always complaining about one thing or another.
Fulham manager Mark Hughes was sent to the stands by Oliver after complaining about one of his players getting booked and the former Wales boss said the game was "a little bit too much" for the 26-year-old official.
I think he was complaining about one or two of the tackles.
Jones shooting destructive seals in Elbonia, the fact Clint calls a turd-sucker a turd-sucker (I would be the very last person to poke a finger in his chest and tell him to mend his ways), or that His Editorship tells all of the whiners to grow up when they write in complaining about one thing or another.
No, it's a very rare occasion when I get so very angry that I feel the need to write a whole column dedicated to complaining about one thing.
The Maine Road chief is fuming about recent decisions that have cost his team three straight defeats and is complaining about one in particular - sending a video nasty to the refs' hierarchy.