Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Complaint"

The meaning of "Complaint" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does lodge a complaint mean?
A: It means to file or submit a complaint.

Example:

- We had to lodge a complaint against the smartphone company because the service was bad.
Q: What does She made complaints only to withdraw him later. What is the meaning of withdraw in this sentence..? mean?
A: "withdraw them".
It means she cancelled her complaints.
Q: What does I wish to make a complaint. mean?
A: You can say both actually. They're both fine.
"I want to make a complaint."
"I have a complain that I need to say."
Q: What does "I did not sign off on the complaints being formal" mean?
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Q: What does It's a common complaint amongst the foreign population here that fruit is too expensive. Maybe if the industry were a little less perfectionist about the appearance of fruit, prices could come down and it would be a viable snack for kids. mean?
A: It means that the prices of the fruit is too expensive because it is very good looking, if it was cheaper it will be more affordable to be a snack for kids.

Example sentences using "Complaint"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ‎consequent and complaints. .
A:
Consequent.
Weather forecasters predict heavy rains and consequent flooding.
Falling sales and a consequent loss of profits forced the company to lay off more workers.
Our use of harmful chemicals and the consequent damage to the environment is a very serious matter.
The drought and consequent famine struck most of the country.

Complaints.
The board has received a number of complaints about the new policy.
The company has a system to handle customer complaints.
The lack of parking spaces is one of the biggest complaints among the city's residents.
The lack of financial support is one of our biggest complaints. :)
Q: Please show me example sentences with complaint.
A: I'd like to make a complaint about the noise.
My only complaint is that the website is a little difficult to use.
Not being able to sleep at night is a very common complaint.
The way I was treated gave me no cause for complaint.
Do you have any grounds for complaint (= reason to formally complain)?
Q: Please show me example sentences with complaint.
A: "He was receiving many complaints because he wasn't doing his job right."
Q: Please show me example sentences with complaint.
A: "Please tell me if you have a complaint about my cooking! I'm a new chef..."

"You should address your complaints to the manager."

"Politicians receive many complaints, especially from their opponents!"

Synonyms of "Complaint" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between to lodge a complaint and to lodge a claim and to lodge a protest ?
A: when you lodge a complaint, usually it’s a formal written statement that you don’t like something and you want someone to know.

When you file a claim, you fill out a special form that tells the company management what is wrong and how they could rectify the situation (make things okay again)

When you join/form a protest, you participate with a crowd of people because you don’t like some public issue and you want the government to know
Q: What is the difference between complaint and complaining and since both words are noun and have same meanings, which one use commonly for daily life? Thanks! ?
A: noun: complaint
= I handed in my written complaint to the teacher.
= I voiced my complaint to the my manager.
= I intend to make an official complaint.

verb: complain; complaining
1) express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something.
= Local authorities complained that they lacked sufficient resources"
2) state that one is suffering from (a pain or other symptom of illness).
= My father started to complain of headaches.

= My brother was complaining that he didn't get to play soccer today.
= I complained to my mother that I didn't want to wear those shoes again.
Q: What is the difference between complaint and grievance ?
A: A complaint can be less formal. It can be any allegation or concern that is expressed orally or in writing. A grievance is a more formal complaint. It is usually a written allegation filed by an employee (in a work situation). Does that help?
Q: What is the difference between complaint and beef ?
A: "Beef" is a colloquial term for "grudge." "Beef" and "complaint" are similar in meaning, however "beef" is only used in informal situations. Also, a person has a beef *with* someone, but a person has a complaint *about* or *regarding* something or someone. "Beef" also tends to be close to "grudge," whereas "complaint is more neutral. "Complaint" also implies a precise reason for the complaint, whereas "beef" can have a precise reason or be more vague. I don't think you can use "beef" to complain about things, only people.

"John has a beef with Mark." is similar to, "John has a complaint about Mark," but not quite the same, for example.

I don't think you can have a beef with things, so I can say, "I have a complaint regarding these jeans," but I can't say, "I have a beef with these jeans."



Q: What is the difference between She lodged a complaint against him. and She made a charge against him. ?
A: They both have the same meaning! 😊

Translations of "Complaint"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? When I want to ask “What is it that you have done for long?”, is it natural to say like “What have you done for long?”

I’m just wondering if it sounds complaint like What have you done!
A: If you're trying to catch up with a friend I suggest you try these sentences

"What have you been up to recently?"
or
"How are you doing?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "complaint"
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "we've been inundated with complaints from listeners"
A: "We've been overwhelmed with complaints from listeners." This is more natural.

Other questions about "Complaint"

Q: ‎1. I did what he asked me to do without complaining.
2. I did what he asked me to do without complaint.
3. I did what he asked me to do without protest.
4. I did what he asked me to do without protesting.
5. I did what he asked me to do without opposing.
6. I did what he asked me to do without opposition.

Does this sound natural?
A: ‎1. I did what he asked me to do without complaining.
2. I did what he asked me to do without any* complaint.
4. I did what he asked me to do without protesting.
5. I did what he asked me to do without opposing him*.

I wouldn’t use 3, or 6.
Q: What does (complaints about dumping on global markets) mean?

The last global summit, the G-7’s meeting in May, saw huge divisions over climate and trade and this meeting was no different. Leaders are concerned about a potential trade war over steel as Trump gears up for a decision on whether to impose punitive tariffs amid ongoing complaints about dumping on global markets.
A: ... amid ongoing complaints [from US steel makers] about dumping [of cheap steel] in global markets.
Q: I have a complaint about my shoulder. Recently, I have a shoulder discomfort. Does this sound natural?
A: Since 'recently' is used to indicate something that happened not too long ago, have should be in its past tense. Therefore, it should be written as 'Recently, I had a shoulder discomfort.'
Q: I'm writting a complaint letter. I ordered design at 1 May but it has not ready yet. The firm which I ordered design - overdued deadline. Is it correct to start complaint letter like this?


On 11 May 2016 I placed an order with your firm for web design to company's "Tagopen". I am writing to ask you to please make up the shortfail immediately and to ensure that such errors do not happen again. Does this sound natural?
A: Not sure what shortfail means
Q: There have been complaints that the product breaks easily.

Does the above sentence make sense?
I'm not sure if I should use "There has been a complaint that..." or "There have been complaints that..."

There have been many such complaints, not only one. However, all the complaints are about breaking easily (i.e., the contents of the "that-clause" is the same. In this case, which is correct? Please tell me a natural way to say it.

(Who made the complaints is probably "the users of the product", but it doesn't appear in the original Japanese, so I don't want to use it.
A: "There have been complaints that the product becomes damaged easily." "There have been complaints that the product breaks easily." Use (damage) if certain parts of the product fall off, or stop working. Use "break" if it becomes a useless product. So an example of this would be an iPhone with a non-working power button, which is still useable VS an iPhone with a screen that renders it useless.

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