remonstrate about (someone or something) (with one)(redirected from remonstrate about)
remonstrate about (someone or something) (with one)
To plead or argue (with one) in protest, objection, or complaint about someone or something. I spent the entire day remonstrating with the manager of our hotel about the terrible quality of our stay. Instead of spending so much time remonstrating with her, you should take a moment to explain how she could do the work properly in the future.
See also: remonstrate
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