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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References in classic literature ?
'Attend, I tell you,' (in a raised voice) 'to what I am going to say.
From up-stairs came the tumult of raised voices, the slamming of a door, the falling of something heavy upon the floor.
Passing through the City Hall Park, he had noticed a group of men, in the centre of which were half a dozen, with flushed faces and raised voices, earnestly carrying on a discussion.
They had gained the shelter of the weather-cloth, and could converse with raised voices, as people quarrel.
NOORPUR THAL -- Former Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) district ameer Malik Waris Jasra said that the JI had always raised voice for a solution the problems faced by the masses.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], May 15 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday attacked Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar saying, no development work was done in Bihar and a person who raised voice for the poor is in jail.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Friday said the PPP had always raised voice for human rights and would continue to do so.
Khuhro said it was the PPP which had always raised voice on the issues of Sindh and would continue to do so in the future.
He said that Shah Inayat raised voice against feudalism and rid the oppressed of perpetual subjugation.
He said justification was so costly and difficult for poor.He said journalists and lawyers have always raised voice against atrocities,high headedness and supression and journalists convey the voice of helpless through pen and camera towards high ups while lawyers crusade in the courts for rights and justification.
Musa Khail was among brave political leaders who always raised voice against the voice less people of Pakistan and particularly for the oppressed people of Baluchistan.
He said that Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari himself raised voice for the creation of the South Punjab province.
Addressing the launching ceremony of book written by Fazal Shalman book on Moulvi Fazal Mehmood in Baacha Khan Markaz, he said that history is testimony to the fact that ANP has always raised voice for the rights of Pakhtuns at every forum.
Otherwise, campers may believe that shouting is the way you normally speak, and they will pay little attention to your raised voice.
He said that the JI had always raised voice for national priorities and the solution of the masses problems.