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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As ever, the left is grumbling about something it ought to welcome.
If you did note some problems, you might have studied the report a little longer--perhaps grumbling about something being wrong with the proficiency sample you received--but then dismissed the bad news as a one-time fluke.