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whinge

Vox populi-UK
noun Bellyache; complaint; gripe; whine.
 
verb To complain; gripe; whine.
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Welsh defence coach Shaun Edwards recently played tribute to Gethin's magnificent negativity: "He likes a moan and a whinge. In fairness, he's one of the best whingers I've come across.
They're rapped over the knuckles for exploiting their privilege royal lives in order to further their `joke' medja careers and then they go on telly to whinge about it.
We can still whinge about it [it's probably in our DNA] but channelling the malcontent to a more proactive avenue can make seriously good things happen.
Set up a recording device and record every whine and whinge and play them back to her.
Some may whinge and moan, claiming gardai have turned a blind eye before, but the law must be upheld - and that's just a fact.
Don't whinge about traffic jams, do something about them.
But still it was whinge, whinge, whinge, moan, moan, moan.
First of all you whinge when the Aussies win everything, and now you whinge when I manage to lose the odd greyhound race here and there.
But Venus refused to whinge and bleat and simply accepted she had been beaten by a better player.
Even all the c**p that happened last year, I don't whinge about it, I'm just jovial."
politicians will carry on lying a lot, bankers will get paid a lot, the energy firms will overcharge you a lot, the BBC will get slagged off a lot then apologise "unreservedly" a lot, eurosceptics will whinge a lot, Nigella will be sympathised with a lot, Nigerians will send me emails saying they want to leave me a lot, Kelly Brook will show a lot and benefits claimants will be told to accept cuts to the bone or they'll lose the lot.
Rather than whinge, shouldn't Mr Pratt have taught his son a little diplomacy?