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under protest -- as in: paid under protest
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  • CHAPTER XXXIV It was her habit to remain in town very late in the summer; she preferred the house in Washington Square to any other habitation whatever, and it was under protest that she used to go to the seaside for the month of August.

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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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