Which of the combinations in the sentence below sounds more natural to your ear?

I felt disrespected so I just completely lost my cool and started yelling and screaming. (1)

  • yelling and shouting. (2)

  • screaming and yelling. (3)

  • screaming and shouting. (4)

  • shouting and yelling. (5)

  • shouting and screaming. (6)


The options with both yelling and shouting should be excluded, because the meanings of the two words are too close.
That leaves the options that included screaming; that is more intense than yelling or shouting, so it should come second, to avoid anticlimax.

That leaves 1 and 6. They are very close, but 6 sounds more natural to me.

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