Protests have been made/registered by many people who would be affected by the proposed changes. 许多将因拟议的改变而受影响的人举行了抗议活动。
A formal protest was made by the German team about their disqualification from the relay final. 德国队对他们被取消接力赛决赛资格一事提出了正式抗议。
› If something is done under protest, it is done unwillingly.不情愿地
I only went to the meeting under protest. 我去开会是不情愿的。
- The authorities have put tanks on the streets to discourage any protest.
- My letter of protest was just a drop in the ocean.
- They believe only in peaceable, non-violent protest.
- The lecturers joined the protest march to show solidarity with their students.
- One member of the committee resigned in protest at the changes.
protestverb [ I or T ]uk /prəˈtest/ us /ˈproʊ.test/
B2 to say something forcefully or complain about something声言，断言；控诉；抗议
[ + that ] A young girl was crying, protesting that she didn't want to leave her mother. 一个小女孩哭闹着，不想跟妈妈分开。
- We protested about the changes for a long time, but in the end we had to submit.
- Demonstrators protested angrily following the jury's verdict.
- "But I can't go to the dance without an escort, " she protested.
- Students and workers were out on the streets protesting against the cuts.
- The students are holding a demonstration to protest against the increase in their fees.