raise hell with (someone or something)

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raise hell with (someone or something)

1. To cause a lot of serious issues or disruptions for someone or something. The road closures have raised hell with rush-hour traffic. The blizzard is raising hell with travelers flying in and out of the region.
2. To make a lot of angry, vocal complaints with someone or some group, department, organization, etc. There's been one customer raising hell with our customer service team for the last week over some issue with his software. The problem isn't going to go away on its own—you need to go raise some hell with your boss or the head of HR.
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raise hell with someone

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raise hell with something

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But his alleged call infuriated Bayern president Beckenbauer, who raised hell with United chief executive Peter Kenyon and even threaten to report the United boss to FIFA over an alleged illegal approach.