Before that, people were complaining about pirates being too ubiquitous as the hip costume du jour.
Nasser collapsed about two weeks after the arrest, complaining of stomach pain, probably an internal hemorrhage.
The right wing is complaining about [Speaker] Boehner and [Majority Leader] Cantor.
Businesses have been complaining about how the Affordable Care Act will affect their own operations from day one.
That said, nobody below the rank of Bigger Boy is complaining that the book reveals any significant operational secrets.
He was moaning and complaining and threatening all the world, including his father and mother.
I looked long, my dear Clarinda, for your letter; and am vexed that you are complaining.
I shock all good Christian folk, and go about complaining from morning to night.
In a Parisian green-room a new performer was complaining of nervousness.
The men are complaining of weakness from the want of sufficient nourishment.
late 14c., "find fault, lament," from stem of Old French complaindre "to lament" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *complangere, originally "to beat the breast," from Latin com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + plangere "to strike, beat the breast" (see plague (n.)). Older sense of "lament" died out 17c. Related: Complained; complaining.