rail at fate

rail at fate — плакаться на (свою) судьбу, жаловаться на судьбу; клясть (свою) судьбу, проклинать судьбу

Example 1: Why rail at fate? The mischief is your own. (John Greenleaf Whittier)
Example 2: Yet he didn't rail at fate. He had learned what fate could do to him, and he had learned to take its blows with a strange fatalism and composure. (Edison Marshall, "The Snowshoe Trail")

Related vocabulary:

[tempt fate]
[push one's luck]