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grievance
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  • It’s like this: I don’t mind dealing with my men if they think they’ve got any grievances—though Lord knows what’s come over workmen, nowadays—don’t appreciate a good job.
  • Fern wanted to tell her grievances; Carol was sulky every time she thought of "The Girl from Kankakee"; it was Erik who made suggestions.

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  • filed a grievance with the labor board
  • The First Amendment also says Congress will make no law depriving the right of people to peaceably "assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

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