Origin of complain
synonym study for complain
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How to use complain in a sentence
Reuters, which obtained the letter earlier, reports that the coalition is the largest ever to complain in concert to the EU’s competition division.Act now before Google kills us, 135-strong coalition of startups warns EU antitrust chief|Natasha Lomas|November 12, 2020|TechCrunch
As in the spring, hospitals are complaining about shortages of personal protective equipment, such as gloves, masks and face shields.As coronavirus soars, hospitals hope to avoid an agonizing choice: Who gets care and who goes home|Darryl Fears, Joel Achenbach, Brittney Martin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Accompanying the complaint were 238 pages of affidavits from 107 poll watchers who complained of various issues during the counting of the ballots, particularly in Detroit.Pressure mounts on state Republicans as lawsuits challenging election results founder|Elise Viebeck, Tom Hamburger, Jon Swaine, Emma Brown|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
He noticed that, several days before the election, about 25 of the publishers began to complain that Facebook had penalized them by reducing their traffic.‘Stop the Steal’ supporters, restrained by Facebook, turn to Parler to peddle false election claims|Elizabeth Dwoskin, Rachel Lerman|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Google competitors in the online shopping business, meanwhile, complain the playing field is still tilted in the tech giant’s favor.Europe fined Google nearly $10 billion for antitrust violations, but little has changed|Jeanne Whalen|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.
One lefty tweeter even complained that an invasion of icky American tourists would undermine “family values” in Cuba.Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor|Michael Moynihan|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even local chickens were more expensive than in the summer, Smirnova and another woman at the counter complained.
One industry executive complained that Wright returned unapproved applications “dripping in red pen.”Two Texas Regulators Tried to Enforce the Rules. They Were Fired.|David Hasemyer, InsideClimate News|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The pensioners complained that authorities were closing their Khamovniki district clinic.
Madame Ratignolle begged Robert to accompany her to the house; she complained of cramp in her limbs and stiffness of the joints.
"You've been getting me into trouble with old Mr. Crow," Grandfather Mole complained.
"A hundred angleworms in the middle of the night wouldn't do me any good," Mr. Blackbird complained.
He put on his soft hat and nervously took it off again, and wiping his face with his handkerchief, complained of the heat.
These illegal combinations in America were obviously what caused the inconveniences of which the merchants complained.The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
British Dictionary definitions for complain
Derived forms of complaincomplainer, nouncomplainingly, adverb
Word Origin for complain
Other Idioms and Phrases with complain
see can't complain.