Besides, complaining about McConnell only saps valuable time away from objecting vehemently to Joe Lieberman.
A growing chorus of religious scholars is objecting to their declaration of a caliphate straddling Iraq and Syria.
Within minutes, comments flooded in, many wondering as to whether in objecting to Jordan, one can reasonably be accused of sexism.
Many of the lawyers volunteering will be watching polls and objecting to any voting irregularities.
Muslim groups are objecting after reports that police are watching places where Muslims gather.
No one objecting, the reading of the documents was dispensed with, and the whole was ordered to be printed.
As for Miss Pembroke, she was not approving or objecting at all.
Far from objecting to this, Schumann sees in it something necessary to musical evolution.
But notwithstanding his crying and objecting he had to sign the paper, or be sold.
He looked and spoke as if he would have been far from objecting to do so, however, on a favourable occasion.
late 14c., "tangible thing, something perceived or presented to the senses," from Medieval Latin objectum "thing put before" (the mind or sight), noun use of neuter of Latin obiectus "lying before, opposite" (as a noun in classical Latin, "charges, accusations"), past participle of obicere "to present, oppose, cast in the way of," from ob "against" (see ob-) + iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Sense of "thing aimed at" is late 14c. No object "not a thing regarded as important" is from 1782. As an adjective, "presented to the senses," from late 14c. Object lesson "instruction conveyed by examination of a material object" is from 1831.
c.1400, "to bring forward in opposition," from Old French objecter and directly from Latin obiectus, past participle of obiectare "to cite as grounds for disapproval, set against, oppose," literally "to put or throw before or against," frequentative of obicere (see object (n.)). Related: Objected; objecting.