raise (one's) voice

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raise (one's) voice

To speak or shout loudly, especially out of anger. I know you're upset, but there's no need to raise your voice. Don't raise your voice to the kids, it's not their fault!
See also: raise, voice
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raise one's voice (to someone)

Fig. to speak loudly or shout at someone in anger. Don't you dare raise your voice to me! I'm sorry. I didn't mean to raise my voice.
See also: raise, voice
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

raise one's voice

Talk louder, either to be heard more clearly or in anger, as in You'll have to raise your voice if you expect the audience to hear you, or Don't you raise your voice at me! [Late 1300s]
See also: raise, voice
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

raise your ˈvoice

speak in a louder voice, often because you are angry: Don’t raise your voice at me. It wasn’t my fault.They heard raised voices and saw two men engaged in an argument.
See also: raise, voice
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On Tuesday, British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan visited the Line of Control (LoC) as part of a 'humanitarian visit to raise his voice for peace'.
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Summary: Kataeb Party leader Sami Gemayel Wednesday encouraged Sleiman Frangieh, leader of the Marada Movement, to raise his voice in opposition to the government.
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He said there is a hope that Imran Khan will raise his voice for Kashmiris.
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While talking to newsmen outside the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday, Latif Khosa said that Member of Provincial Assembly of KP Zia Ullah Afridi has right to raise his voice against Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhaw (KP) Pervaiz Khattak's corruption adding voters can raise their voice against Pervaiz Khattak then why Zia ullah Afidi cannot?
The filibustering against Myers, who was blocked last term and renominated for the 9th Circuit in San Francisco, centers on the fact that when he was a lobbyist for mining and grazing interests during the 1990s, he dared to raise his voice against autocratic federal regulators.
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Musharraf claimed that Pakistan had prospered during his eight-year tenure, adding that he had been the only one to raise his voice against anti-state elements and those spreading terrorism.
Musharraf claimed that Pakistan had prospered during his eight year tenure, adding that he had been the only one to raise his voice against anti-state elements and those spreading terrorism.
Secretary Information said while paying tribute to him for his struggle to strengthen democracy and to raise his voice for the suppression and atrocity.