raise cain

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The children tend to 'raise cain' if they can't play ball after supper.
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'Raise Cain'; Whine, Mope, Beg, 'Tear-UP',
Act-Out, Bitch, Bellyache, 'Carry-ON!'

Submitted by WerterBuch on November 08, 2013

Additional definitions for 'raise cain':

raise cainTo behave in a disruptive manner.
raise cainTo cause trouble.
Raise CainTo be extremely furious or frustrated and grumble with trouble
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