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shout

Pronunciation: /ʃaʊt/

Translation of shout in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • grito (masculine) to give a shout of joy/pain dar* un grito de alegría/dolor give me a shout when you're ready [colloquial/familiar] avísame cuando estés listo, pégame un grito cuando estés listo [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • She gave out a strong shout, much louder than she intended to.
    • The superior officer clapped his hands and called for attention with a loud shout, which echoed throughout the hold.
    • Loud shouts, yells, and laughs ran from the tavern and out onto the street, disturbing the town's late night silence.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • gritar there's no need to shout no hace falta que grites don't all shout out at once no griten todos a la vez to shout at sb gritarle a algn don't shout at me ¡no me grites! to shout to sb gritarle a algn he shouted to her to come back le gritó que volviese to shout for sb llamar a algn a gritos to shout for sth pedir* algo a gritos to shout for help pedir* auxilio a gritos to shout for joy gritar de alegría how was your weekend? — oh, nothing to shout about ¿qué tal el fin de semana? — bah, nada especial or nada del otro mundo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

reflexive verb/verbo reflexivo

  • to shout oneself hoarse gritar hasta quedarse ronco or afónico

Phrasal verbs

shout down

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
hacer* callar a gritos

shout out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [answer] gritar, dar* a gritos they walked along shouting out slogans caminaban gritando or coreando consignas he shouted out his displeasure manifestó a gritos su descontento 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio dar* or pegar* un grito

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