raise a/(one's) voice against (someone or something)

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raise a/(one's) voice against (someone or something)

To publicly defy, condemn, oppose, or remonstrate against someone or something. The prime minister is facing heavy criticism after not raising a voice against the violence committed by the supremacist group. I was about to raise my voice against the proposal, but I was too afraid of losing my job.
See also: raise, voice

raise one's voice against someone or something

Fig. to speak out loudly or angrily against someone or something; to complain about someone or something. Tony was very polite and did not raise his voice against Roger. I was too timid to raise my voice against the injustices of the day.
See also: raise, voice

raise a/your voice aˈgainst somebody/something

say publicly that you do not agree with somebody’s actions, plans, etc: He was the only person to raise his voice against the plan.
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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?
Imran Khan said that he would raise his voice against the rigging in election in his maiden address to the National Assembly.
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.
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.
He said that he would try to raise his voice against few clauses of the Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution after winning the election.
KARACHI, March 08, 2011 (Frontier Star): Sindh interior minister Zulfiqar Mirza has said he still stands by his speech adding he will continue to raise his voice against repression.