The low, dull, moan of the Sabbath siren lulls you into the 25-hour respite from modernity.
Copper mining is the most toxic form of metal mining in the United States, but you can only moan and groan about it so much.
But, generally speaking, businesses scream and moan, react and innovate, and wind up in a better place.
Sure, if Romney finishes below 40 percent the media will moan and groan that he failed to meet expectations.
As much as customers love to moan about small, uncomfortable seats, the demand for them is higher than ever.
And all the fire-pains that was did make her moan moans until hours after, when she died.
Not a sound was heard but the moan of an occasional gust of wind.
She wanted to cover her eyes, to blot out the sun, to run to some friendly darkness to make her moan.
Let her moan and groan and sigh away there—what did it matter!
With a moan she pressed her lips to the nailed feet, and came on gropingly to the couch.
c.1200, "lamentation, mourning, weeping; complaining, the expressing of complaints; a complaint; lover's complaint; accusation, charge," probably from an unrecorded Old English *man "complaint," related to Old English mænan "complain, moan," also "tell, intend, signify" (see mean (v.1)); but OED discounts this connection. Meaning "long, low inarticulate murmur from some prolonged pain" is first recorded 1670s, "with onomatopoeic suggestion" [OED].
mid-13c., "mourn (someone); regret, bewail;" c.1300, "to lament, grieve; utter moans;" probably from Old English *manan, related to mænan "to lament" (see moan (n.)). From 1724 as "to make a low, mournful sound." Related: Moaned; moaning.