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!
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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.
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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]
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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.
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IANS New Delhi A day after four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court went public with their differences with Chief Justice Dipak Misra, senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha said it is"our bounden duty to take note of what the judges have said and raise our voice for corrective action".
It is incumbent on us and it is our duty to raise our voice to shake the conscience of international community to sensitize them,' he added.
Maulana Jalal Haider Naqvi, Joint Secretary of Majlis Ulema-e Hind said that the terrorists in Iraq are not targeting any particular community, but they are killing everybody that is why today the Shias and the Sunnis have together assembled to raise our voice against terrorism.
Not to tolerate nonsense, not to be indifferent and raise our voice against injustice.
Reacting to the awful incident Kejriwal said, "We knew that this would happen if we raise our voice against political leaders like Salman Khurshid and expose the nexus between industrialists and political parties.
It is time we raise our voices for justice so that Zainab's tortured soul can find peace.
If we raise our voices altogether against Islamophobia, that would mean raising our voice against all discrimination that targets religious identities," he added.
ICRW co-hosted "Let's Raise Our Voices," an event in London that brought together leading experts to discuss strategies for preventing violence against women.
Through this peaceful hunger strike we will raise our voices for the martyrs, for returning the mortal remains of Mohammad Maqbool Butt and Mohammed Afzal Guru.
Let us raise our voices to debate these ideals and to create at least some comer of our movement in which principles do matter and playing politics does not.
I would like to politely tell him that women like me would definitely raise our voices against this.