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Emotional IntensityPlay
Used to convey strong emotions, not a casual conversation tone. SlideHe yelled in frustration when he missed the bus.
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Attention GrabbingPlay
‘Yell at’ often signifies trying to get someone’s attention quickly or forcefully. SlideThe coach yelled at the players to get back on defense.
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Impolite PerceptionPlay
Yelling can be perceived as rude or aggressive; use with caution in social settings. SlideYelling in the library, he attracted many angry glares.