shout

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noun
ADJECTIVE
great, loud
faint, muffled
distant
sudden
angry
joyous, triumphant
warning
… OF SHOUTS
chorus
VERB + SHOUT
give, let out
hear

I heard her warning shout too late.

be greeted with
give sb (figurative)

Give me a shout if you'd like to come with us.

SHOUT + VERB
echo, go up, ring out

A great shout of excitement went up as she crossed the line.

PREPOSITION
with a shout

With a shout of pain, he pulled his hand away.

shout from

There were shouts of laughter from the crowd.

shout of

a shout of anger/laughter/victory

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verb
ADVERB
aloud

‘I'm done for!’ he shouted aloud.

loudly
hoarsely
frantically, hysterically, wildly
angrily, furiously
happily, triumphantly
almost, nearly, practically

He found he was almost shouting.

suddenly
back

‘Go on then!’ he shouted back at them.

out
down, up

Jorge shouted up to her.

VERB + SHOUT
want to
try to
open your mouth to

He opened his mouth to shout, but no sound came out.

begin to, start to
hear sb

I could hear him shouting into the telephone.

PREPOSITION
about

What were they shouting about?

above

We had to shout above the noise of the engines.

after

We shouted after him, but he couldn't hear us.

at

There's no need to shout at me!

for

We shouted for help.

in

to shout in anger/frustration/pain

over

Emily shouted over the din of the alarms.

to

He shouted to the driver to stop.

with

to shout with delight/glee/joy

PHRASES
keep on shouting, keep shouting
shout and scream

They were surrounded by people shouting and screaming.

shout at the top of your lungs (AmE), shout at the top of your voice (BrE)
shout in unison

The crowd shouted back in unison.

shout yourself hoarse

She shouted herself hoarse, cheering on the team.

start shouting, stop shouting
Shout is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑mob, ↑voice
Shout is used with these nouns as the object: ↑abuse, ↑command, ↑congratulations, ↑encouragement, ↑greeting, ↑instruction, ↑insult, ↑obscenity, ↑order, ↑slogan, ↑taunt, ↑wares, ↑warning, ↑word

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