demonstrate = 'to demonstrate against; protest through demonstrating'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Oct 27 16:38:46 UTC 2011

A CNN correspondent, probably in her thirties, very fluent in English
but a native spealer of Arabic, explains that Yemeni women "are not
just demonstrating the veil. They are demonstrating the violence [that
the government] has used against them."

Cf. our earlier discussion of to "protest."


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