cause for complaint

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Though our wayfaring has been sore and our sustenance scanty, we have had little other cause for complaint, except the violence done our feelings, by being thus led in captivity into a far land.
What irksome constraint I underwent, sitting in the same attitude hours upon hours, afraid to move an arm or a leg lest Miss Murdstone should complain (as she did on the least pretence) of my restlessness, and afraid to move an eye lest she should light on some look of dislike or scrutiny that would find new cause for complaint in mine
Not one of us had cause for complaint, nor one of the eighty-five deck passengers either.
Farah says that his good name has been damaged but Rupp, runner-up (as his surname implies) to Farah in the London Olympics, has greater cause for complaint.
However, the timing of the old 1970s and 1980s trains was a cause for complaint by businessmen, as there wasn't enough time for one to have breakfast as no sooner had they settled down to their breakfast fare, it was time to get off
No controversial decisions, and neither side could have any cause for complaint ATTENDANCE 22,961 TOP SHOT Fulham sub Rodallega's low 20-yard effort that beat Mannone but came back off the base of the right-hand post, inside the final 10 minutes TOP SAVE Bettinelli made two excellent stops to deny Defoe a goal on his home debut, the best of which came just after the hour when Jones reached the byline on the right, picked out Defoe with a cross and the keeper turned the striker's volley on to the left-hand post and wide NEXT MATCH Burnley at the Stadium of Light on Saturday (3pm) MATCH STATS SAFC FFC Shotson 4 3 Shots off 7 3 Corners 15 7 Fouls 11 3 Possession 58 42
Everyone will be like Mr Garside with no identity and no cause for complaint because the State will not allow it.
Sometimes customers expect too much, sometimes they simply want to be listened to or to receive an apology and sometimes they really do have cause for complaint.
It's bad enough when the public have cause for complaint with their energy supplier, but for energy companies to refuse to compensate consumers or string out the complaints process for months on end is completely unacceptable," she said.
Consumers who are unaware that they have cause for complaint or where they stand concerning the heavy-handed tactics of payday lenders can learn all about their rights from the site.
I had a go at them at halftime at Accrington in midweek, but I rarely have cause for complaint about their attitude and effort.
If this is the nature of the complaint raised by the importers of electrical goods then theyhave a legitimate cause for complaint.