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 she also heard a man screaming for help, adding: "Three times he yelled for help."
Mr Roux, in an attempt to discredit her recollection of the sequence of events, argued that she heard just Pistorius screaming for help and trying to get into the bathroom by breaking down the locked door with a wcricket bat.
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Victoria is now frantic and is screaming and screaming for help!
IT'S carry on screaming for Hollywood star Neve Campbell.
The population of China screaming for 30 seconds would generate the energy released by a lightning bolt.