scream (one's) head off

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scream (one's) head off

To scream or yell very loudly and lengthily. Suzy screamed her head off when I told her she couldn't have an ice cream cone. The stadium was packed with fans screaming their heads off for the popular band. Don't bother listening to the crazies who stand on street corners and scream their heads off at passersby.
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The contestants all leapt from a helicopter - with Lady Colin Campbell appearing to scream her head off on the long drop.
The former publishing editor said of Lucy's ordeal: "She just started to scream her head off.
She would scream her head off until we played it,'' Mitobe said.
The former publishing editor said Lucy's ordeal: "She just started to scream her head off.