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kicking up a fuss

phrase
variants: or kicking up a stink
present participle of kick up a fuss

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to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • The kids were kicking up a fuss by the end of the day, so the family left the fair.

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“Kicking up a fuss.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/kicking%20up%20a%20fuss. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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