verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for complain
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.
Walker was not the only one who complained publicly about Jackson.
Perhaps, as one cardinal recently complained, the chaos is the plan.
Redditors had complained that the thing they found and promoted had been co-opted and mined for clicks by other sites.There Are More 'Too Many Cooks' Where That First Fever Dream Came From|Kevin Fallon|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sergei is not the only soldier who has complained about the conduct of the commander and the officers in the 12th Battalion.
Hereupon Ctesippus complained that we were talking in secret, and keeping the feast to ourselves.Lysis|Plato
"You're the first gentleman that ever complained of the place," said Mrs. Darcy.My New Curate|P.A. Sheehan
Captain Lambton complained that by the laws of war the gun was permanently out of action.Ladysmith|H. W. Nevinson
On his arrival, he complained to the king of the crime which the sailors had committed, and narrated his wonderful escape.Cyrus the Great|Jacob Abbott
He would never reach port, he complained, being so short-handed.Masters of the Guild|L. Lamprey
British Dictionary definitions for complain
Derived forms of complaincomplainer, nouncomplainingly, adverb
Word Origin for complain
Idioms and Phrases with complain
see can't complain.