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gripe at someone

to complain to someone. Stop griping at me! There is no need to gripe at your little brother.
See also: gripe

gripe one's soul

Inf. to annoy someone. That kind of thing really gripes my soul! John, have I ever told you that you gripe my soul?
See also: gripe, soul


(to someone or something) (about someone or something) to make specific complaints to someone about someone or something. Don't gripe to me about what she said to you! There is no need to gripe about the job to everyone.

gripe one’s ass

and gripes one’s butt
tv. to annoy someone; to bother or irritate someone. (Usually objectionable.) You really gripe my ass when you act like that! That jerk really gripes my butt!
See also: ass, gripe

gripes one’s butt

See also: butt, gripe

gripe one’s soul

tv. to annoy someone. That kind of thing really gripes my soul!
See also: gripe, soul
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These gripers not be enable the change of workpiece clamping accuracy but they have the big accuracy of workpiece positioning.
Although Dallas Burn coach David Dir likened the Galaxy players to a cast of insulting gripers heading into Sunday, at least they weren't the ones who emerged from the Rose Bowl as a bunch of cheaters.
No doubt the snipers and gripers would prefer to see our Royals in twinsets and pearls or whalebone corsets -- but that's not Edward's style.
Features range from basic spray functions to units with up to 10 spray and massager selectors with a hose attachement, non-slip gripers and other step-up features.
Otherwise, they end up with an organization of gripers and complainers.
In automobile industry there are many small pieces (clamping devices, gripers etc.
I know you wish that friendship and goodwill would override all that pettiness and jealousy but quite often the people we thought the most loyal are the biggest gripers and display the most jealousy and ill will.
The gripers should be directing their gripes at their court-appointed commander in chief, who lied to the American people to get them into the Iraq mess in the first place.
I asked the gripers what they specifically did not like about the redesign," she said.
This is a people's parliament and I am telling all the gripers to stop griping.
And when that happens, the whingers and gripers will, at last, be satisfied.
Well, sure, he liked to show a girl dressed only in her undies, but what the politically- correct gripers choose to forget is that Benny's jokes always ended up being on him.