remonstrate with (one) (about someone or something)

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remonstrate with (one) (about someone or something)

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. I'm done remonstrating with you about John. It's clear you're not going to do anything about him.
See also: remonstrate, someone
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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."
"Your initial reaction was to remonstrate with them, perhaps understandably and you then took puerile revenge by soaking their beds."
Later, her male passenger appeared to remonstrate with him.
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.
WE EACH HAVE OUR POINT St Brigid's Barry Cahill scores as his displeased Summerhill victims remonstrate with each other
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.
Jailing the teenagers, Judge Andrew Smith said: "You were three of a gang who attacked Garry Newlove only because he had the courage to remonstrate with you.
Staff went to remonstrate with the yobs, one of whom threatened the employee, saying: "I'm going to slash your face."
As revealed exclusively in later editions of yesterday's Gazette, the Boro boss has been cited for marching onto the pitch during the half-time interval at Tottenham to remonstrate with referee Phil Dowd following Franck Queudrue's controversial sending off on Sunday.
Hancock said the doors of the compartment he was in failed to open at Abergavenny and he went to remonstrate with driver Stuart Pritchard.
Rovers coach Phil Bater was so enraged that he dashed along the touchline to remonstrate with the linesman but to no avail.
He walked back outside to remonstrate with them and gave chase.
Mr Schofield said: "Mrs Sikova approached the defendant to remonstrate with him about what he was doing in public.
After the Finn race ended, the 34-year-old swam over to the offending boat and hauled himself on board to remonstrate with the crew, leading to his disqualification from races nine and 10, which meant he could no longer win a medal.