blue murder


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blue murder

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informal a great outcry, noise; horrible din (esp in such phrases as cry, howl, scream, etc, blue murder)
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Noun1.blue murder - an extravagantly loud outcry; "she screamed blue murder"
cry, outcry, shout, vociferation, yell, call - a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition; "the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
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And when she saw a strange man striding down the hall with a candle in his hand she screamed blue murder and fainted dead away.
After graduating from the University of Salford with a degree in performing arts, he went on to star in drama series Blue Murder and then BBC ree comedy e Gemma Factor, for which he landed an Royal Television Society Award nomination after impressing in the role of Gemma's best friend, Je Bowyer.
This Government is getting away with blue murder, but sooner or later the electorate are going to wake up and smell the coffee and actually tell this vile Government that enough is enough.
Appice's former Blue Murder bandmate and bassist, Tony Franklin (also known for his work with The Firm, Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, and Whitesnake), signed up next.
PEDRO THE PARROT He wasn't much to look at But that is how it goes For Pedro was a parrot Who couldn't help his nose He won the hearts of everyone In his cage upon the grass "Who's a pretty boy then" He'd shout as they went past Cats and dogs he'd imitate Got them to a tee Laughed and danced and sung Almost human see He used to scream blue murder To get what he desired Sadly I say he used to Cause Pedro went and died And so goodbye to Pedro Who brought us so much joy A parrot almost human Goodbye pretty boy Sent in by Martin and Francis Quinn, written by and in memory of Jean Quinn who died aged 67
But Mr Farage said: e fact that Westminster hate it and want to scream blue murder over it is because they have opened up the doors, they have fundamentally changed the lives of millions of people and they would rather we did not talk about it and just brush it under the carpet.
But Mr Farage said: "The fact that Westminster hate it and want to scream blue murder over it is because they have opened up the doors, they have fundamentally changed the lives of millions of people and they would rather we did not talk about it and just brush it under the carpet.
But Mr Farage told the BBC: "The fact that Westminster hate it and want to scream blue murder over it is because they have opened up the doors, they have fundamentally changed the lives of millions of people and they would rather just brush it under the carpet.
TOMMY STACK'S bright start to the Flat season can continue at Cork with his Scream Blue Murder the choice in the Cork Sprint Stakes.
Cunningham can presently be seen Blackstone, as well as Mixed Blessings, Earth: Final Conflict and Blue Murder.
Kim: Cry Blue Murder is one of the first novels to explore the relationship between a groomer and his victim.
It's hard spending time as a couple as my youngest is very clingy and I can't leave her with anyone else without her screaming blue murder.