scream bloody murder

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Definition of scream bloody murder

US, informal
: to scream, yell, or complain in a very loud or angry way His political opponents screamed bloody murder when he was appointed to office.

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“Scream bloody murder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scream%20bloody%20murder. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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