raise hell

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Synonyms for raise hell

take strong and forceful action, as to object or express discontent

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WARWICKSHIRE schoolboy turned TV chef Gordon Ramsay is about to raise hell in the States for the second time.
this whole trip up to Maine to raise hell sounds like a good time, and it's apparently so much fun that some East Coasters living on the West Coast make it a point to head out there so they don't miss out.
Five-disc box set comprising the first 13 episodes and the pilot of the cult television series, revolving around the exploits of cousins Bo (John Schneider) and Luke Duke (Tom Wopat) as they raise hell all over Hazzard County, to the annoyance of crooked county chief Boss Hogg (Sorrell Booke).
Rather than raise hell over his dismissal, Eggleton quietly took up a seat in the Liberal backbenches.
Pontypool-born professional skateboarder Lee Dainton, 30, said: 'People won't let us in because they think we're going to raise hell.
I now advise every news source I meet to: (1) tape record every conversation with any journalist and raise hell and sue if misquoted; (2) challenge twisted "indirect" quotes and question stories that rarely cite actual quotes--a sign the reporter was too lazy or sloppy or, heaven forbid, they twisted the information intentionally.
As I've cautioned my daughters, when you talk about heaven--biblically speaking--you're liable to raise hell.
Now that Carlton has ceased to exist there is no-one to raise hell.
If you're not, you are completely within your rights to raise hell.
We are going to raise hell," Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal of the Anglican Church in Jerusalem told Reuters.
Raise hell, in other words, instead of allowing business-as-usual.
If this project doesn't go out to bid within two to four weeks, we should raise hell," Taylor said during her presentation called "Civic Design Politics, Pennsylvania Station and the Future of Lower Manhattan"
Show them how to follow voting records and encourage them to raise hell with incumbents who sell out.