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under protest -- as in: paid under protest
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  • Once they were in the Emperor’s study together—just those two and myself—I was unobserved—and they argued, and the Emperor seemed to be agreeing to something under protest.

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  • The others accepted under protest.
    James Joyce  --  Dubliners
  • "But I take the money under protest," he added.
    Jack London  --  White Fang

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