scream for (something)

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scream for (something)

1. To demand something by shrieking or shouting very loudly. The toddler screamed for more chocolate. The protestors gathered outside city hall, screaming for the mayor to repeal the controversial legislation.
2. By extension, to have or display an extremely high demand or desire for something; to clamor for something. The movie is so enthralling that it will leave you screaming for more. Fans have been screaming for news about the popular TV series for months.
See also: scream

scream for something

to yell or shriek for something. The teenage audience applauded and screamed for more. The children said they were screaming for ice cream.
See also: scream
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She said: "I told my husband that I do not hope that that woman saw her husband being shot in front of her because after he screamed for help we didn't hear him again."
I screamed for a few minutes, but there was no rousing my fellow queens.
A 35-year-old woman was alone in the house and screamed for help from an upstairs window as the firework set fire to the hall carpet.