rage against

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rage against (someone or something)

To protest, criticize, or vent angrily about someone or something. I spent a lot of my teenage years raging against my parents, but looking back, I gave them way more grief than they deserved. Employees have formed a picket line outside of the company as they rage against proposed cuts to their pay and pension schemes.
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rage against someone or something

to vent one's anger about someone or something; to criticize someone or something severely. She exhausted herself raging against Judy. Mary is raging about the office politics again.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

rage against

To protest something angrily or violently: The marching protestors were raging against the new taxes.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
He came running up to the two Ajaxes and said, "I have sent Antilochus to the ships to tell Achilles, but rage against Hector as he may, he cannot come, for he cannot fight without armour.
See how they storm and rage against the gate, while some rear ladders, and others, line after line, sweep the walls with their arrows.
"Of course he was delighted to get hold of someone upon whom to vent his rage against things in general.
Nevertheless, the pain of his bleeding legs, lacerated by Jerry and Michael, maintained his rage against dogs.
But albums like Rage Against the Machine's "The Battle for Los Angeles'' and yes Blink-182's "Enema of the State'' are already pointing out the "dark heart of American colonialism," and structural disconnect between popular culture and society and in the case of Blink-182, a warning of existential ennui that would soon wrap a generation.
He was the guitarist of a group called Rage Against the Machine.
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Rage against the dying of the light." Twelve viewers complained they depicted driving as a way of relieving anger.
In order to fully assess Rage Against the Machine's role within the culture industry, it is important to define the culture industry itself, as well as the methods by which it shapes the entertainment industry.
e bid is being led by Jon Morter, the man behind the campaign to get Rage Against e Machine to the Christmas Number One in 2009 at the expense of X Factor winner Joe McElderry.
"Also taking part is social media campaigner Jon Morter, best know for his Rage Against the X Factor campaign that swept Killing In The Name Of by Rage Against the Machine to the coveted Christmas number one spot in 2009.
So no one saw it coming when Piers organ became the loudest, clearest, ost passionate voice against gun olence, unleashing his rage against is senseless barbarity week after week, taking on the National Rifle Association, the United States Congress and numerous gun nuts.
Growing poverty and unemployment need new 'rage against poverty' 2013."
"Paul Ryan's love of Rage Against the Machine is amusing, because he is the embodiment of the machine that our music has been raging against for two decades," Morello had said.
Paul Ryan (http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/13/us/politics/family-faith-and-politics-describe-life-of-paul-ryan.html?_r=3&pagewanted=all) loves Rage Against The Machine.