rail at


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rail at someone (about something)

to complain loudly or violently to someone about something. Jane railed at the payroll clerk about not having received her check. I am not responsible for your problems. Don't rail at me!
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rail at

v.
To criticize someone or something in harsh, bitter, or abusive language: The workers railed at the new contract that cut medical benefits.
See also: rail