Definition of 'blue murder'
Example sentences containing 'blue murder'
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They would all be screaming blue murder.The Sun (2008) The Sun (2012) The Sun (2014)
The boy was screaming blue murder.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But he admits that just because he is not screaming claret and blue murder at his blundering players does not mean he is not furious inside.The Sun (2015) The Sun (2006)
You all scream blue murder when WHSmith pockets 20 per cent of your airport spend to boost its bottom line when you hand over your boarding card.The Sun (2015)
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