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gripe

1. a sudden intense pain in the intestines; colic
2. Nautical the lashings that secure a boat
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If an average employee with not much of a performance record to speak of gripes about being overworked and underpaid, that's not the right way to get a raise, but a sure way to get fired.
The suppliers, plagued by billing blunders, triggered 571 gripes per 100,000 customers between April and June, say Citizens Advice.
Rudeness, queues and bad hold music are other top gripes.
executive director Richard Lloyd said: "Call centres and telephone systems are the biggest customer service gripes by far.
Call centres not being in the UK heads a list of top 10 gripes in a Which?
The subject of their gripes included staff, bullying, medical matters, confidential access, wages and phone use.
112 Gripes about the French: The 1945 Handbook for American GIs in Occupied France, Bodleian Library, 120 pages, $12.
Sending Gripes to one's Facebook friends solves the problem of frivolous complaints, Mohit argues.
Gripes in perspective What an awful day for racing, not only with the tragedy at Newbury but also with Kilmurry at Warwick and the fatalities at Leopardstown.
Biggest gripes were over the price of things, what's on television, the weather and the Government.
Sgt Stephen Roberts said: "Our aim is to record all of your gripes.
El termino pandemia puede provocar temor, recordando las tres grandes gripes que se cobraron decenas de millones de vidas en el siglo XX, pero solo indica la expansion geografica de una enfermedad y no si esta es muy contagiosa o letal.