Protests have been made/registered by many people who would be affected by the proposed changes. 許多將因擬議改變而受到影響的人舉行了抗議活動。
A formal protest was made by the German team about their disqualification from the relay final. 德國隊對他們被取消接力決賽資格一事提出了正式抗議。
› If something is done under protest, it is done unwillingly.不情願地
I only went to the meeting under protest. 我去開會是心不甘情不願的。
- 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聲言，斷言；控訴；抗議
[ + that ] A young girl was crying, protesting that she didn't want to leave her mother. 一個小女孩哭鬧著，不想跟媽媽分開。
- 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.