gripe about (someone or something)

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gripe about (someone or something)

To complain, often continually and in an irritating manner, about someone or something. I turned the thermostat up, so you all can stop griping about how cold it is in here, thanks. Michael, as long as you have long hair, Grandma is going to gripe about it—you better get used to it.
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Contrary to what some people think, I believe Catholics need to build bridges with Hollywood rather than gripe about it. Instead of simply boycotting objectionable films and television shows, those of us in the faith community need to thank the industry when they do well, educate ourselves about the media as storytellers and businesses, critically discuss and question the stories they give us, and use appropriate media in creative, thoughtful ways for faith formation.