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kor ping

  • n  persistent petty and unjustified criticism
  • v  raise trivial objections

  • Will this move them to improve behavior the poll characterized as impolite, prone to loud carping and inattentive to local customs? If so, that's just the start: the study also .
  • When Perot became impatient with the pace of change at GM and began carping publicly about the need to "nuke the GM system" and "teach an elephant to tapdance," the clash of .
  • Giuliani said he expected such carping from "the political pile-on team captained by Al Sharpton for Hillary Clinton.
News & Articles

  • Steelers blast trash talk of Chesney concertgoers
    By Adam Smeltz, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Quit carping about the trash, or country star Kenny Chesney and other headliners might go away for good. That’s the warning the Pittsburgh Steelers gave ...
    July 12, 2013 - The Mckeesport Daily News
  • Pa’s rantings
    Well, maybe now, after the disastrous fireworks display put on by the "professionals" in Simi Valley during which many people were hurt, Pa Ventura will finally cease his snarky carping at Fillmore's annual sale of safe and sane fireworks each July.
    July 11, 2013 - Ventura County Star

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    I just want to be clear, for all those who are continually carping about how this is somehow a big spending government bill, this cuts our deficit by $132 billion the first 10 years, and by over a trillion in the second,Obama said before a...
  • Amitabh Bachchan in BBC News
    India has arrived on the global cinema stage, the carping critics have been silenced, and the cynicism about the Hindi film industry has given way to world-wide appreciation,Bachchan said.
  • Stephen Harper in Edmonton Sun his stirring address to the troops on March 13 in Afghanistan, Harper said that he wanted Canada to take on a stronger leadership role in the world, adding that leadership is "not carping from the sidelines, but taking a stand on the...

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