Grammar Patterns

V at n; V with quote

V at n; V with quote

Burke turned and beamed at her admiringly.
'By the way,' added Mr. Starr, 'if you ever need help with the babysitting, I'd be glad to oblige.' 'How kind,' beamed Frannie.
We can only guess at Elsie's state of mind.
'How many Saturdays will there be in December?' 'Four,' he guessed.
They marvelled at her efficiency.
'I don't know how she does it,' marvelled great-niece Eveline Wharton.
The priest scoffed at us and called us Quakers.
They scoffed at my suggestion.
'Aw, come on,' Pete scoffed. 'Nobody believes in gnomes any more.'
She yelled at me and told me she was going to tell my sister.
'I won't take any insolence from you!' he yelled.
  • bark
  • bawl
  • beam
  • bellow
  • cackle
  • chuckle
  • coo
  • exclaim
  • exult
  • fume
  • grumble
  • guess
  • guffaw
  • holler
  • jeer
  • laugh
  • marvel
  • rage
  • rant
  • scoff
  • scream
  • screech
  • shout
  • snap
  • snarl
  • sneer
  • snigger
  • wince
  • yell
  • For other combinations with the pattern V at n, see V about n above.

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