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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It's about time all the politicians who continually gripe about us being there were flown out to experience firsthand what our troops are having to endure.
I now have a horror of those who gripe about us bus bell pushers when I was already a batophobic.
She said: "All I can think of is that locals round here have a gripe about us.