cry out against (something)

idiom

: to say publicly that (something) is wrong or unfair : to protest (something)
People around the world are crying out against the government's civil rights abuses.

Examples of cry out against (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web All my instincts cry out against it, every morning anew. Margaret Talbot, The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 2021

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Dictionary Entries Near cry out against (something)

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“Cry out against (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cry%20out%20against%20%28something%29. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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