rage against (someone or something)

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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 has 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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Bogdanos rages against academics and art collectors, protected by power and wealth, who collude and justify their acquisition of stolen cultural property.
Driving aimlessly around the countryside with her pot-smoking boyfriend, sixteen-year-old Nomi Nickel rages against her runaway mother deserting her, the imposition of English assignments by her teacher, and fate in general.
But he is also an articulate spokesman for all that rages against the injustices we perpetrate on those whose pound of flesh is simply a piece of meat to us.
Let us go at once to the root of the evil: homosexual activity rages against God's will.
At the end of the worst day of his life, Bruce rages against God.
She will be remembered for her effusive writing and her luminous self, her investigations into language, her rages against sexism and the misanthropy of the upper class.