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to express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment

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Don Quixote could not help laughing at his squire's simplicity, and he assured him he might complain whenever and however he chose, just as he liked, for, so far, he had never read of anything to the contrary in the order of knighthood.
"If so," said Sancho, "I have nothing to say; but God knows I would rather your worship complained when anything ailed you.
He did not return the blow, or complain to the doctor; he only looked at me wickedly, and said: "I'll be even with you for that, some of these days." I soon forgot the words and the look.
But still, when I omitted writing, he complained of my neglect.
Bounderby, folding his arms, 'do you people, in a general way, complain of?'
Fifteen days of hardship and fatigue brought us to the end of the two hundred miles, and the Judge had not complained. We wondered if any thing could exasperate him.
Then, for the first time in his life, I think, Oliver complained. He said,
A BROOMSTICK which had long served a witch as a steed complained of the nature of its employment, which it thought degrading.
He was as red as fire, and as hot to touch, and he always sat on the hearth quite close to the fire, and complained of the cold; if his sister were in the room he almost crept into the flames, while the girl on her part always complained of the great heat if her brother were anywhere near.
He complained loudly of having his ship lumbered by a host of "Indian ragamuffins," who had not a skin to dispose of, and at length put his positive interdict upon all trafficking on board.
An angry correspondence took place, in which he complained bitterly of the time wasted in "smoking and sporting parties," as he termed the reconnoitering expeditions, and in clearing and preparing meadow ground and turnip patches, instead of despatching his ship.
If you complain by post, you need to leave time for it to be received by the deadline.
After August 29 it will be too late to complain - so just make sure you register your gripe with the firm.
Until I consciously stopped myself and thought, "Wow Sanah, you complain so much!
5 "Oh, so you think it's all right to complain about Neil Lennon complaining about Celtic fans complaining about Neil Lennon because Neil Lennon believes you shouldn't complain about Celtic if you didn't endure the 90s?