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 ?
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.
They said that literati always supported the oppressed segments of the society and raised voice against the usurpers.
Further accusing MQM, Kamal said that MQM never raised voice for the rights of Mohajir community while quoting name of Faroogh Naseem, he said that Faroogh Naseem remained a senator for last six year but never raised a voice for rights of the Karachiites.
Gian Chand said that she never compromised on principles and always raised voice against hatred,
He said his party has always raised voice for the rights of citizens at every platform.
Regarding his party stance he added that JI raised voice against FCR on every platform from the past 20 years and now it was strong voice against the colonial in the area.
Gateshead Magistrates heard that a neighbour was at home at 11pm when he heard a man's raised voice.
For those who don't remember the '80s, a "lecture" by Sununu included pointed fingers, a raised voice and a put-down or two thrown in for good measure.
Otherwise, campers may believe that shouting is the way you normally speak, and they will pay little attention to your raised voice.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that Shaheed Abdullah Murad had raised voice against the elements who, held the city hostage on gun-point and resorted to target killings of their opponent voices.
Further accusing MQM , Kamal said that MQM never raised voice for the rights of Mohajir community while quoting name of Faroogh Naseem, he said that Faroogh Naseem remained a senator for last six year but never raised a voice for rights of the Karachiites.
Begum Bhatti said she always raised voice for the rights of deserving people and stood firm against dictators.
She was always raised voice for rights of humanity and her services will be remembered in country, Chief Minister added.