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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I can never forget his naive sort of astonishment when remonstrated with for what appeared a most dare-devil performance.
At this point the remainder of the guests interposed, and remonstrated with both parties on the impropriety of their conduct; on which Mr.
'I remonstrated with you,' she began again, 'because--'
And when those defendants were remonstrated with, their captain snapped his fingers in the plaintiffs' teeth, and assured them that by way of doxology to the deed he had done, he would now retain their line, harpoons, and boat, which had remained attached to the whale at the time of the seizure.
They remonstrated with him on the imprudence of remaining with so trifling a guard in a region so full of danger.
Comcomly remonstrated with them on the hazard to which they would be exposed.
He was given a very public dressing down after the Reds' defeat toChelseain the Carabao Cup as Klopp remonstrated with the Swiss on the pitch.
McStay was incensed with two decisions approaching half-time and remonstrated with the match officials, particularly linesman Niall Cullen, resulting in referee Ciaran Branagan ordering him off the sideline.
At the end I remonstrated with them and told them they were very rude.
The ex-Celtic star remonstrated with his boss before walking past him and refusing to shake his hand when hooked after 66 minutes.
During a visit to her Savile invited patients to take sitting on his knee photographs were Mersey Care's Savile file said"Whilst she was sitting his knee, he put his on her thigh and it upwards, her intimate "She remonstrated with him, screaming in - protest and - as a result - was isolated by staff when she tried to explain what had happened to her." The victim claimed " her mother still has a copy of her photograph with Savile taken that day.
And when the second woman remonstrated with him, he tripped her to the ground and kicked her to the head and body as his friends stood by, laughing.
Two men aged 22 and 29 remonstrated with him and the victim received a four-inch gash to his head as well as a fractured cheekbone.
A man aged in his 60s remonstrated with him about the volume, and then slapped him across the side of the face.
Keith Richards, 47, was hit by a round from a sniper rifle after he angrily remonstrated with officers from the bedroom window of his home in Cheapside, Shildon, in May 2009.
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