scream blue murder

idiom

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

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“Scream blue murder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scream%20blue%20murder. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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