grumble about (someone or something)

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grumble about (someone or something)

To complain or gripe about someone or something. I turned the thermostat up, so you all can stop grumbling about how cold it is in here, thanks. Of course Marjorie is grumbling about how I left dishes out in the kitchen—she's not happy unless everything is perfectly put away.
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grumble about someone or something

to complain about someone or something. What are you grumbling about now? The students were grumbling about the teacher.
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References in classic literature ?
It was the cumulative effect of having a mother in reduced circumstances and grumbling about it, of being compelled to work and grumbling about that, and of achieving in her work only a semi-success and grumbling about that also, that--backed by her looks--enabled Claire to give quite a number of people, and Bill Dawlish in particular, the impression that she was a modern martyr, only sustained by her indomitable courage.
TOMORROW morning you may tumble out of bed with the Monday blues grumbling about the week ahead.
St Helens supporters have spent much of the season grumbling about how poor their injury-hit team has been, the ineffectiveness of the coaching staff and their team having no chance of winning the Super League.
TELEVISION Jeremy gets on his bike MOTORMOUTH Jeremy Clarkson is forced on to two wheels for his latest Top Gear challenge - after years of grumbling about cyclists.
The portly politician was last seem grumbling about the bar shutting at 10pm, before making his wobbly way towards the Ship and Mitre.
The grumbling about Paul Hodes remains among certain elements in the state Democratic Party--particularly those on the more progressive end.
One of the things shoppers are grumbling about is marketing, or things they blame on marketing.
Another competitive effort ended with a familiar fade, and it's time to start printing the NIT tickets and grumbling about what should have been, and why it isn't.
He said: "I have been disappointed to see a large section of the Birmingham public still grumbling about the team and the club in general.
He grumbles about the government and now he's grumbling about the opposition.
WHEN his Kilmarnock team-mates were grumbling about the freezing cold in training last week Frazer Wright was quick to remind them they've no idea how easy they've got it.
He was grumbling about doing his job so I went up and grumbled back at the porter.
What makes the hedge fund pay packages all the more shocking is that hedge funds are a source of the grumbling about CEO compensation.
Pedestrians walking by Lane's Flooring and Interior in Manhattan are either chuckling or grumbling about a new window display featuring a Martha Stewart-like mannequin wearing a striped prison suit in a jail cell that is spacious and coordinated, despite the (painted) bars and ersatz stone walls.
However, instead of just grumbling about it she tried to find some way of helping her community.