give (someone) a shout

idiom

informal
: to tell (someone) about something when it happens or is ready to be done
I'll give you a shout when it's time to leave.

Examples of give (someone) a shout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Until Swift sashayed into the room, at least: Just to say hi, give a shout out to her dancers (some of whom were in the audience) and thank everyone for coming. Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times, 12 Oct. 2023 Amidst the reminiscences of Grotto’s Pizza, Shapiro interrupts to give a shout to the excellent Sixers blog Rights to Ricky Sanchez. Ian Cohen, SPIN, 17 Apr. 2023 Lastly, the guys give a shout out to tigersmlreport.com and update us on some minor league developments. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 10 Apr. 2023 Tristan also took to Instagram to give a shout out to his two children for Father's Day with two new necklaces with their names on them. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 4 Jan. 2022

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“Give (someone) a shout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20%28someone%29%20a%20shout. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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