groan about

groan about (someone or something)

To complain or gripe about someone or something. I turned the thermostat up, so you all can stop groaning about how cold it is in here, thanks. Michael, as long as you have long hair, Grandma is going to groan about it—you better get used to it.
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groan about someone or something

to complain about someone or something. What are you groaning about? She is groaning about her work.
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And Waddock said: "We didn't play too well but other teams will look at this result and groan about us winning away again.
Edith told her local paper, `A lot of us at 90-odd moan and groan about all the things we can't do but the answer is to stop thinking about ourselves and think what we can do for other people.'
"This is the kind of result that scientists groan about but love to see because it sends everyone back to the drawing board," says Craig DeForest of the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colo.
It's fine for us to moan and groan about the shaved-smooth muscled stereotype (see page 80 for more on the politics of body hair, and page 72 for some beyond-the-stereotypical images), but it's also vital to grab our share of sexed-up or smooching spokesmodels.