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shout

Informal Brit, Austral, and NZ
a. a round, esp of drinks
b. one's turn to buy a round of drinks

shout

To yell or scream via email. It is WRITING WITH ALL CAPITAL LETTERS TO MAKE A POINT instead of using asterisks and underscored words which are considered a gentler way to emphasize something.
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We're not going to shout from the rooftops that he's ready to play before the end of the season.
Cook's declared interest in Lescott is in sharp contrast to boss Mark Hughes' comments that "people can see we are trying to do our business in the correct manner and the polite way; we're not trying to shout from the rooftops and throwing our resources in people's faces".
Faith leaders "should shout from the rooftops that AIDS is not a punishment from God but a medical condition which is preventable," the former leader of South Africa's Anglican church, Archbishop Njongo Ndungane, has told the World AIDS campaign.
These people do not feel the need to shout from the rooftops that they are Christians.
We need to shout from the rooftops what Tees Valley has to offer - we're an ambitious North-east city region that's really going places.
I know -- shout from the rooftops citing flimsy, less-than-scientific theory that global warming is destroying the planet.
They are out of the same mould as the football fans who hurl the vilest racial and sectarian abuse at players, managers and officials then shout from the rooftops if their targets dare to react.
I wanted to shout from the rooftops that I was not the pianist I thought I would be.
We are not going to shout from the rooftops what we will do but I want to progress and anything has to be better than last season,' he said.