English version

hue and cry

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhue and cryˌhue and ˈcry noun [singular] written  COMPLAINangry protests about something, usually from a group of people
Examples from the Corpus
hue and cryThe bill has raised a hue and cry from the gay community.Limping across the courtyard he was noticed by the sentry who promptly raised a hue and cry.He had the right to arrest all poachers found within his bailiwick, and to raise the hue and cry upon them.When foresters raised the hue and cry, the men of the neighbouring townships were bound to come and help them.The hue and cry started for you, but you could not be found.
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