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under protest -- as in: paid 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
  • General, I do this under protest.
    Michael Shaara  --  The Killer Angels
  • It was also clear that Olivia was at Perkins Day under protest, and a vocal one at that.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key

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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.
    Henry James  --  Washington Square
  • Even Jim himself was answered in jerky short sentences, under protest as it were.
    Joseph Conrad  --  Lord Jim
  • I will carry out your views, sir; but, under protest.’
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • Bartle Massey had consented to attend the wedding at Adam’s earnest request, under protest against marriage in general and the marriage of a sensible man in particular.
    George Eliot  --  Adam Bede
  • 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.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • But under protest," Lieutenant Berrendo told the captain.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls

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  • The rest follow his example, more or less under protest].
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • "Under protest," I observed, and I rolled up the left one.
    Roger Zelazny  --  My Name is Legion
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