yell at (someone or something)

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yell at (someone or something)

1. To address someone or something with a loud cry or shout. Don't you dare yell at my children that way! He stood in the field yelling at the night sky for all of his misfortunes.
2. To express something to someone or something with a loud cry or shout. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "yell" and "at." I had to yell my instructions at the engineers below me due to the high winds. The coach kept yelling obscenities at the referees during the game.
See also: yell

yell something at someone or something

to shout something at someone or something, usually in anger. Please don't yell those things at me. He stood on the porch, yelling curses at a dog on his lawn.
See also: yell

yell at someone or something

to shout at someone or something, usually in anger. Please don't yell at me. There is no point in yelling at a cat.
See also: yell

yell at

v.
To shout at someone or something in anger, often at length: The coach yelled at the team after they lost the game.
See also: yell
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We see a father who "Is always able/To tie a slipknot/Around the times/I think of him/And wish I hadn't"; an uncle who "still/ Yells at me/Yells at me for/Forgetting everything/He never learned."
They might even figure, like Britney, "It's better if Mom calms down by talking to me before she yells at Dad."
I told Andrew about it in passing, so that night Erik drunkenly yells at me, "Patrick, Don't let those gang up on each other man!"
She always yells at me, so I yell back because it's the only thing that comes to mind at the time.