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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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While mums on the touchline were screaming their heads off at (in no particular order) the ref, their kids and the opposition, JT was the model of self-discipline.
You've probably seen them speeding through the air, screaming their heads off, or swooping into crevices in buildings.
They reportedly caused quite the ruckus in the process, shooting off fireworks, dancing and screaming their heads off, leading riot police to flood the city center at the high point of the festivities.
But with the 6,000-strong crowd at London's Olympia screaming their heads off, Foghorn McCall's considerable voice has come into its own.
Fred threw out a few 'shut ups' and 'boos', getting into the panto spirit of things, while Bob and his best mate Charlie were screaming their heads off in support of their favourite.
I didn't know who to feel sorry for most; the young lady, apparently Catherine Tate who was bastardising her talents in performing such filth or the rows of morons in the audience in the audience who were screaming their heads off at every utterance.
If a Democrat were doing this stuff, the Republicans would be screaming their heads off.
The children were screaming their heads off when they realised they couldn't go for a swim and everyone in the queue was saying the staff were out of order.
The bands get bigger and bigger every year, and the crowd goes completely nuts, jumping up and down screaming their heads off, no matter who's playing.
But we know it will be tough at Wrexham because there will probably be a full house screaming their heads off.
He said: "There are times when I feel like pulling my hair out - the boys are screaming their heads off and then the girls follow.
THE ageing hen parties were screaming their heads off before he even came on stage.
It's a bedlam out there in the chorus, because everyone's screaming their heads off.
Holidaymaker Dan Alberts, 20, of Bensham, Gateshead, said: "There were a lot of kids screaming their heads off.