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.
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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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Benazir raised her voice against terrorists,' said Bilawal, adding that the late prime minister always stood against martial law and ended Martial Law Regulation.
Strongly condemning the attack on Malala Yousufazi, the minister said that she was the daughter of the nation, who had raised her voice against illiteracy and extremism.
She also raised her voice against terrorism and extremism, he added.