protest verb

ADV. strongly, vehemently, vigorously | formally | loudly | mildly | weakly | peacefully the right to protest peacefully | bitterly, desperately, indignantly

VERB + PROTEST begin to, try to When he tried to protest, she insisted. | gather to Crowds gathered to protest about the police violence.

PREP. about/over protesting over an income tax increase | against protesting against the proposed agreement | at Many people have protested at the cuts in state benefits. | to We have protested to the government.