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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'We have always raised our voice for the supremacy of the parliament,' he said of his party's stance on the matter, as he vowed to keep on raising his voice for the supremacy of the parliament.
Marceline Mukakarangwa- the demonstrator from Rwanda expresses her regret and says to the families of the kidnapped girls: This action may or may not have impact but at least we raised our voice. We are women from twenty one countries and our voice is the strongest voice you have ever heard.
We raised our voices against what was happening in New Zealand, so why can't we raise our voice about what is happening in our own country?