WordReference English Collocations © 2020
screamⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- a [mighty, piercing, loud, muffled, primal] scream
- a scream for [help, attention, mercy]
- a scream of [anger, terror, rage, frustration]
- the scream of the [engines, sirens, alarms]
- let out a scream in [agony, pain, fear]
- tried to [suppress, hold, muffle] his scream
- heard screams coming from
- heard a scream coming from
- heard a scream from [outside, inside, upstairs, next door]
- a scream coming from the [attic, dentist's chair, garden]
- slang: that [comedian, movie, stand-up act] is a real scream!
- slang: [tag along, join us] -- it'll be a scream!
- scream at [me, the students, her mother]
- stop screaming!
- don't scream
- scream out loud
- scream for [help, ice cream, more]
- scream (out) in [horror, agony, excitement]
- scream with [horror]
- scream the [answer, order, message]
- scream from [within, inside, the rooftops]
- [sirens, the baby, the cats] screamed
- UK, idiom: scream blue murder
- scream your head off
- [shouting, yelling, kicking] and screaming
- [began, wanted, tried] to scream
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