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- n. Plural form of gripe.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gripe.
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- n. acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
However for all the troops out there here are some gripes from the control room:
One of their main gripes: Community boards are unfair.
This conversation will merely be replaced with the gripes from the side who didn't get their wish.
Winifred ... is the subject of one of my main gripes with the movie Ballet Shoes.
Another one of my gripes is PCSO, wouldnt it just have been easier to train tehm as ‘proper’ police officers so when they do get teh 14 year old having a tnatrum they dont have to lock themselves in a room and call a ‘proper’ copper to come and help them
One of Brian's gripes is that, as authors so often say in his position, the reviewer does not seem to have read the book.
These guys don't exactly have the recent credentials to back themselves up in gripes about playing time and competition for jobs.
I do a load of towels daily as a result. but, alhamdullilah, my list of gripes is shorter than my list of blessings!
However, my main gripes with the new film have less to do with his knowledge of boxing/wrestling/etc., and have far more to do with the character’s portrayal as womanizing lecher.
Obidom - In reply to your “Another one of my gripes is PCSO, wouldnt it just have been easier to train tehm as ‘proper’ police officers”, this would have meant paying PCSOs the same rate as PCs, and that REALLY wasn’t part of the Government’s plan!
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