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Sentences with the verb Agitating

2 examples:

Mal Brough says his Liberal colleagues have told him to keep agitating against government policy he doesn't agree with.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The Baton Rouge, La., police chief, Carl Dabadie Jr., blames outside agitators. “I don’t feel like our department is agitating anything,” he said.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

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Scotland has been agitating for centuries to achieve greater autonomy from the British central government in London.

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.

Bottled water and agitating for local action are among their suggestions.
(The New York Times - Science, )

The activist investor is agitating for higher margins at the world’s largest food company.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Some unions were agitating for the AFL-CIO to pass a resolution calling for the repeal of Obamacare.
(Forbes - Business, )

Coach Shane Flanagan says Cronulla are not agitating for a return to the NRL of exiled playmaker Todd Carney.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Bar a few notable exceptions, most financial services companies have a knack for regularly agitating customers.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Coalition MPs are agitating for a plebiscite on same-sex marriage, which some say is merely a delay tactic by conservatives.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Paul Ryan looked at fellow Republicans who were agitating to shutter national parks, federal agencies and Head Start programs.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

For more than four years, billionaire investor Carl Icahn made a huge bet on Forest Laboratories, agitating for change at the drug maker.
(Forbes - Business, )

Police say the attacks were carried out by militants with an armed insurgent group that has been agitating for a separate state for decades.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Big BHP shareholder Elliott is agitating for a board review of management—but the miner’s current leadership isn’t really the problem.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

These community members can be provocative and rude, and are known for creating posts for the sole purpose of agitating their fellow members.
(Forbes - Technology, )

The leaders of anti-China protests that roiled Taiwan's legislature for weeks last year will face charges of agitating the public and attacking police.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The interest follows news last week that activist investment group Crystal Amber has taken a 3 per cent stake and is agitating for changes to boost returns.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

University vice-chancellors are agitating for a delay in the deregulation of course fees, throwing the federal government's higher education reforms into disarray.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

When Hollywood writers went on strike in 1973, they were agitating for something new -- the creation of a health plan that would offer comprehensive coverage for its guild members.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

In the early days of his dive shop, cradled by an ocean flush with giant clams, Sam Scott and his crew became known for agitating against Chinese vessels and their hauls of shark fins.
(The Vancouver Sun - Travel, )

One of the campus liberals approached us to pick a fight: She was agitating for the new Democratic administration to pursue a case for war crimes against former President George W. Bush.
(CNN - World News, )

The Leavers don’t seem to have much clue about what is to happen afterwards Curious, considering so many of them have spent their adult lives agitating for this moment, writes Mr Mount.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Obama administration wants to fundamentally shift how it pays for firefighting in the United States — something Western lawmakers and governors have been agitating to change for years.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Politicians have warned that the school governors behind the Trojan Horse scandal in Birmingham are still agitating in the community and able to 'preach nonsense' despite a supposed crackdown.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Workers in Asia’s cheapest garment-production hubs are increasingly agitating for better pay, and some big foreign clothing brands are saying they’re willing to help finance wage increases.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

As a new study suggests, a surge of warm gas into a nearby galaxy -- left over from the devouring of a separate galaxy -- has extinguished star formation by agitating the available chilled gas.
(Science Daily - News, )

In a blistering intervention, which appeared to throw down the gauntlet to the party's sole MP Douglas Carswell, the Ukip leader said those 'agitating' against him needed to 'put up or shut up'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

JEFF POWELL: From the yobs among those agitating to bring back standing to the moguls greedy to keep the billions rolling in, they'd all have us believe that everything in English football is lovely.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Government has been agitating for a gear change in terms of our military role in the Middle East long before David Cameron announced that defence strategy would now focus more clearly on countering Isis.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Nearly 800,000 people voted in a non-binding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, as the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets to continue pressing their cause.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Russia's annexation of Crimea and its "direct involvement in agitating the situation in eastern Ukraine" has created a "new paradigm" that is forcing NATO to consider permanently stationing military assets in Eastern Europe, NATO's top military commander in Europe said Tuesday.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

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