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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I repeatedly read out the ones being flouted and understandably raised my voice in frustration on the fourth occasion.
It follows that Alun Ffred has expelled me from the party because he failed to do his duty of upholding his own party's standing orders at the September meeting - for had he done so I wouldn't have raised my voice.
I have always raised my voice against injustice, in defence of merit and for the right of the players of Karachi being the elected KCCA secretary," the Daily Times quoted him, as saying in a statement.
She replied: "I raised my voice and I explained why I'd raised my voice.
Few days back, I had raised my voice for my Hindu and Muslim brothers.