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gripes

grahyps

  • n  acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
  • n  informal terms for objecting
  • v  complain
  • v  hold fast or firmly
  • v  to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
  • v  to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

  • A woman at this evening's session gripes that her sister is holier than thou but discovers that she is doing the same thing.
  • The three main gripes against Paulson are that he was late to the party in battling the financial crisis, letting Lehman Brothers fail was a big mistake and the big bailout bill .
  • Ah, these intolerant American astronauts, gripes Costas from his weightless perch in the International Space Station, they keep making him go outside to smoke.
News & Articles

  • Gov. Scott: Furloughs could impact disaster efforts
    Gov. Rick Scott says the military furloughs could slow down disaster efforts, but are his gripes legitimate or political theater?
    June 12, 2013 - FOX 5 Washington D.C.
  • Editorial: Bike sharing in gear in N.Y., not yet here
    New York rolled out the nation's largest bike-sharing program last week. Called Citi Bike, it encountered some early bugs and gripes, including rental stations refusing credit cards and bikes missing pedals.
    June 7, 2013 - Los Angeles Daily News
Quotes

  • Graeme Smith in News24
    Asked for his reaction, Smith told his captain's pre-match press conference: "It's a tough one. It is disappointing. We have one or two gripes with the ICC, I guess, and maybe this is not the forum to discuss it. Maybe we need to get on the phone...
  • Terrell Owens in NBC 10.com
    If he feels that way, then get rid of me,Owens said regarding Banner's statement. "I have no gripes, nothing, no ill feeling towards any of the players out there on that team. This is business. They know how business is conducted and I've...
  • Katie Douglas in USA Today
    Sometimes everybody gripes about playing back-to-back, but sometimes it's great to get out there and fix those things that went wrong the night before,Douglas added. "This is hopefully a turning point for this team. I hope we can really...

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