Saturday, January 14, 2012


Complain = Express dissatisfaction, pain, uneasiness, censure, resentment, or grief; find fault; to tell of one's pains, ailments, etc; to make a formal accusation.

Synonyms: accuse, ascribe, carp, charge, criticize, defy, demur, denounce, deplore, deprecate, differ, disagree, disapprove, dissent, expostulate, find fault, fret, grieve, groan, grumble, whine.

Example – If you think you've been swindled, complain to the police.

Usage in Sentence: Complain about, not for.

Don’t say: Annette complained for the weather.

ΓΌ Say: Annette complained about the weather.

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