bloody murder

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It was one of those collections of stories of bloody murders, ghostly legends, and supernatural visitations, which, coarsely got up and illustrated, have a strange fascination for one who once begins to read them.
When our men are incited to rape our women, when our leaders lose sight of their moral compass and yell bloody murder, when a war rages and hatreds are aflame because of convenience and laziness to explain ourselves to each other, we stand to lose.
Byrne's bloody murder ignited a deadly feud between members of the rival Kinahan and Hutch gangs.
Their worlds collide when Michael is assigned to represent Maria Sanchez Curry in the bloody murder of her husband and Toni, desperate for work, accepts a job as the defendant s interpreter.
I was walking back from PE and my crush popped out from behind a wall and I screamed bloody murder.
But the feeling is, as I understand it, that if they overturn that decision there will be bloody murder.
Big budget new drama Fortitude (Sky Atlantic, Thursday), written by Scot Simon Donald, as revealed in last week's Sunday Mail, has already been described as 'Twin Peaks meets The Killing' and it wasn't wrong as an all-star cast led by Sofie Grabol, Christopher Ecclestone, Michael Gambon Stanley Tucci faced bloody murder, eerie goings on and general strangeness in the Arctic town of Fortitude.
The bloody murder of the Tans in Iloilo City's Molo district shocked Iloilo City residents.
In Bloody Murder, Michelle Ann Abate confronts the familiar but no less puzzling prevalence of violent death--namely, murder--in literature for children and young adults.
Just a few days before this bloody murder, three soldiers were killed in similar circumstances in YE-ksekova.
I had seen this caterpillar before on Facebook, so I panicked and said, we've got to go to the ER now, because at that time she was screaming bloody murder," Hicks said.