moan about (someone or something)

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moan about (someone or something)

To grumble, gripe, or complain about someone or something to an annoying, excessive degree. My daughter has reached the age where she moans about everything we ask her to do. Well, if you spent more time doing your work and less time moaning about it, you'd be finished a heck of a lot sooner!
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moan about something

to complain about something. What are you moaning about? I am not moaning about anything.
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I moaned about the fact we won the Games in the first place when Paris had a much better bid.
I moaned about the vastly inflated budget, up from pounds 2billion to pounds 9.3bn.
I moaned about successive governments grandstanding about the Games while caring little for grassroots sport.
I moaned about building the Olympic Stadium in Stratford and the local businesses that were displaced.
I moaned about the obscenity of the rampant commercialism that has colonised the Games.
The latest rant is not the first time Tevez has moaned about his lot, despite his whopping salary.
Over the years, I'm pretty sure I've moaned about most things - surely, I must now be recycling my moaning.
But never in the field of human moaning has one man moaned about so much with so little cause as Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.
If one person is grumpy it makes everyone else feel bad.' Whether or not she then moaned about the company policy which meant she had to sound positive when asked questions about positivity is not recorded.
"When we got back he moaned about the price, and then about the change."
She constantly moaned about the temperature during her stint in the BB main house.