The battery shorted out when it got wet.
Failing your English exam is nothing to shout about.
shout * down +
大聲喊叫以壓倒 (某人) 的聲音
His efforts to raise the issue were shouted down.
shout * out +
Cindy shouted out my name.
sidle up to +
偷偷地 (或悄悄地) 接近某人
A man sidled up to me and whispered his name.
A woman sidled up to me and asked if I wanted a ticket for the match.