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Significado de “scream” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "scream" - Diccionario Inglés

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screamverb

uk   /skriːm/  us   /skriːm/
  • scream verb (MAKE NOISE)

B1 [I or T] to cry or say something loudly and usually on a high note, especially because of strong emotions such as fear, excitement, or anger: A spider landed on her pillow and she screamed. Through the smoke, the rescuers could hear people screaming for help. He was screaming in/with pain and begging for anaesthetic. They screamed with laughter at her jokes. Ken screamed (out) a warning telling people to get out of the way. Mrs Brown screamed (= shouted angrily) at Joel for dropping the test-tube. I've never found screaming (and shouting) (= shouting angrily) at my staff to be very effective. [+ speech] "I wish you were dead!" she screamed (= shouted angrily). I tried to apologize, but he just screamed abuse/obscenities at me.
[I + adv/prep] If a vehicle screams, it moves very quickly making a loud high sound: The cars screamed round the bend/past the spectators.
[I] to make a loud, high sound: The ambulance raced round the corner with its tyres screaming.

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screamnoun [C]

uk   /skriːm/  us   /skriːm/
  • scream noun [C] (NOISE)

B1 a loud, high sound you make when very frightened, excited, or angry: a scream of pain/rage/joy/laughter No one heard their screams. She let out a piercing/shrill scream.
  • scream noun [C] (FUN)

informal a person, thing, or situation that is very funny: Jane's such a scream - her jokes have me in stitches.
(Definition of scream from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "scream" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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screamverb [I/T]

 us   /skrim/
to cry or say something loudly and usually on a high note, esp. because of strong emotions such as fear, excitement, or anger: [I] The children screamed in delight as they sledded down the hill. [I] Some people still trapped in the wreckage screamed for help.

screamnoun [C]

 us   /skrim/
a loud high sound you make when you are frightened, excited, or angry: screams of joy/laughter/pain
slang A scream is someone or something that is very entertaining: Josie’s a real scream – she’s never serious.
(Definition of scream from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“scream” in American English

That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
That’s fantastic! (Words meaning ‘very good’)
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May 18, 2016
by Kate Woodford We all need words and phrases for saying that things are good or great – that we find them nice or very nice. This post aims to give you more ways to say that you like, or really like, something. Starting with a very frequent adjective; lovely is used a lot in UK English

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informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

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