scream for

scream for
scream for [phrasal verb]
scream for (something) informal
1 : to demand or need (something)

People are screaming for news about the virus.

These policies just scream (out) for reform. [=these policies very badly need to be reformed]

2 : to be very suitable or appropriate for (something)

Hot summer days like this just scream for ice cream and visits to the pool.

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Main Entry:scream

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