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piss and moan

To grumble, gripe, or complain excessively and/or in an annoying fashion. My daughter has reached the age where she pisses and moans about everything we ask her to do. Well, if you spent less time pissing and moaning and more time doing your work, you'd be finished a heck of a lot sooner!
See also: and, moan, piss

bitch and moan

rude slang To complain about someone or something. This phrase is usually indicative of the listener's annoyance about the complaints. Oh boy, which dead president is grandpa bitching and moaning about today? If you hate your job so much, quit bitching and moaning about it and look for a new one!
See also: and, bitch, moan

moan about something

to complain about something. What are you moaning about? I am not moaning about anything.
See also: moan

moan something out

to say something in a moan. The injured woman moaned the name of her assailant out. She moaned out the name.
See also: moan, out

moan with something

to groan because of pain or pleasure. The patient moaned with pain and fear. Ken moaned with pleasure.
See also: moan
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If you're a player and you hear the manager moaning about investment, it doesn't inspire confidence because he's saying you're not good enough.
Can any Moaning Minnie kindly inform us Brexiteers when the people of the UK voted to be part of the EU?
Al Dillon Nothing we can do about the weather - thank God - so stop moaning.
And during elections time the volume of promises and the moaning that accompanies them swell to ever-greater volumes.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, "Stop Moaning, Start Owning: How Entitlement is Ruining America and How Personal Responsibility Can Fix It" is a highly recommended and life-changing read that is certain to be an enduringly popular addition to both community and academic library Self-Help/Self-Improvement instructional and reference collections.
You need those sort of players in your side, people that will moan for the sake of moaning because it shows that he wants to win.
However what happens if moaning becomes habituated into someone's character and no longer related to just a particular situation, but more an add on to almost everything and anything?
Co-star Ricky Gervais, disagreed saying: "You are moaning, you're moaning all the time, you never stop moaning.
HOW come people are still moaning about immigration levels?
in the tragic world, all moaning tends to consider itself music.
Some experts feel that moaning is anything but good - it stops us addressing issues.
Moaning and football have gone hand in hand since they invented goalposts.
I AM sick and tired of people moaning about the pensioners getting free bus passes.
Arguments against: Players moaning of tiredness after playing extra game (while they're adding a few more noughts to their pay); managers moaning about extra game and foreign refs; international managers moaning about extra club game; players moaning about injuries picked up in extra game; players and managers moaning about opponents in extra game, etc.
MOANING ZIZOU (20-1) pulled off a deserved but shock result in Sunday's pounds 10,000 final of the John Smith's Kent Derby final over 480 metres at Sittingbourne, becoming the longest-priced win-ner of the Category One event and landing his young trainer Darren Whit-ton with his biggest win to date.