remonstrate


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remonstrate (with someone) (about someone or something)

to protest to someone about someone or something. After remonstrating with the manager about the price for a while, Vernon left quietly. I spent an hour remonstrating about Ted with Alice.
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Speaking on Monday night, Carragher had said: "For him to run 20 or 30 yards to remonstrate with a goalkeeper, that's not a one-off.
Your initial reaction was to remonstrate with them, perhaps understandably and you then took puerile revenge by soaking their beds.
The out-spoken Jones voiced his concern at how Biggar had appeared to remonstrate with referee Marius Mitrea following Jack Clifford's try during the Red Rose's 27-13 victory.
Kohli, in a separate incident, stopped play to approach Australian batsman Steven Smith and remonstrate with him after an lbw appeal off the bowling of Rohit Sharma had been turned down.
Then you would get the little old lady who would rush from her seat and remonstrate with the baddie after he had given her favourite a hard time.
Home batsman Alan Mories allegedly elbowed opposing bowler Marshall Bunting and the incident led to a mass brawl as Dunfermline fielders ran to the wicket to remonstrate.
The Italian was subjected to a few verbals from a couple of home fans as he got in his car and, shortly after pulling off, the brake lights came on, the motor reversed and Briatore got out to remonstrate with his abusers.
Nineteen-stone Philip Blakoe, a doorman for 30 years, was alleged to have manhandled Gary Rogers down the stairs of the Graig Park Country Club in Dyserth after grabbing him by the neck and then headbutting his friend Richard Owen, who went to remonstrate with him.
Ferguson came on to the pitch to remonstrate with referee Mike Dean after Manchester United had completed a nervy 4-3 victory over Hull in last month's Premier League fixture at Old Trafford
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson was charged with improper conduct last week for coming onto the pitch to remonstrate with official Mike Dean, while Newcastle manager Joe Kinnear is likely to face similar action after yesterday labelling Martin Atkinson "a Mickey Mouse referee".
When housemate Stanley Fawcett went to remonstrate with him, words were exchanged and Watson pushed or punched him.
The outspoken Jones voiced his concern at how Biggar had appeared to remonstrate with referee Marius Mitrea following Jack Clifford's try during the Red Rose's 27-13 victory.
Mr Schofield said: "Mrs Sikova approached the defendant to remonstrate with him about what he was doing in public.
Later, her male passenger appeared to remonstrate with him.
WE EACH HAVE OUR POINT St Brigid's Barry Cahill scores as his displeased Summerhill victims remonstrate with each other