raise a stink (about something)

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raise a stink (about something)

To be very vocal in one's displeasure about something; to make a scene. My mom raised a stink when the store refused to accept her return without a receipt. One of the customers is raising a stink about the service charge we included on his bill.
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raise a (big) stink

(about someone or something) Go to make a (big) stink (about someone or something).
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raise a stink

(about something) Go to create a stink (about something).
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raise a stink

verb
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raise a stink (about someone/something)

and make a stink (about someone/something)
tv. to make a big issue about someone or something. I hope you don’t plan to make a stink about the problem. If they use that kind of language with me, I’ll raise a stink.
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