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The children tend to 'raise cain' if they can't play ball after supper.

'Raise Cain'; Whine, Mope, Beg, 'Tear-UP',
Act-Out, Bitch, Bellyache, 'Carry-ON!'

Additional definitions for 'raise cain':

raise cainTo behave in a disruptive manner.
raise cainTo cause trouble.
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