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scream (something) from the rooftops

To share some news or information publicly and with as many people as possible. I was ready to scream from the rooftops that we'd be having a baby, but my wife wanted to wait for a while before we made the news public. I know you want to scream it from the rooftops that you came in first in your class, but you should think about how it might make the other students feel and have a bit of modesty about it.
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proclaim (something) from the rooftops

To share some news or information publicly and with as many people as possible. I was ready to proclaim from the rooftops that we'd be having a baby, but my wife wanted to wait for a while before we made the news public. I know you want to proclaim it from the rooftops that you came in first in your class, but you should think about how it might make the other students feel and have a bit of modesty about it.
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snow on the roof

Silver, grey, or white hair on one's head, as due to aging. Sure, there's a bit of snow on the roof, but I still lead as adventurous a life as I ever have!
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shout (something) from the rooftop(s)

To share some news or information publicly and with as many people as possible. I was ready to shout that we'd be having a baby from the rooftops, but my wife wanted to wait for a while before we made the news public. I know you want to shout it from the rooftop that you came in first in your class, but you should have a bit of modesty about it.
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shout something from the rooftops

also scream something from the rooftops
to tell people about something that excites you Alex was so happy, he wanted to shout the news from the rooftops.
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shout something from the rooftops

if you say you want to shout some news from the rooftops, you mean that you want to tell everyone about it because you are so excited When I discovered I was pregnant, I wanted to shout it from the rooftops.
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shout from the rooftops

Announce publicly, as in Just because I won first prize you needn't shout it from the rooftops. This term alludes to climbing on a roof so as to be heard by more people. A similar phrase, using housetops, appears in the New Testament (Luke 12:3): "That which ye have spoken ... shall be proclaimed upon the housetops." [c. 1600]
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The U-Anchor product line offers non-penetrating and penetrating ballast-free rooftop attachment solutions for every solar racking system and roof type, including low-slope roofing membrane, asphalt, coatings, and others.
In its ambition, the plan is a bet that rooftop farming is finally ready for take-off.
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Al Mazrouie said that installing TV dishes directly on rooftops could destroy the building's insulation material which prevent water from draining through the roof.
Rachael Giannecchini, the company marketing manager of the Andaz brand, said, 'There is nothing like a rooftop pool party to capture the essence of summer with great food and drinks, socializing and relaxation.
Such as the details that only a building owner would know - type of construction/framing, designated parking, large items on the roof, last roof replacement, age of the rooftop, material of the rooftop, access to the rooftop, access to water, and more.
Our customers will find that the interface is easy to navigate, and that we listened to their needs and produced an exceptionally useful rooftop database service.
He's trying to train vines to cover the rooftop fence so the red, bell-shaped flowers will attract hummingbirds.
Rooftop Architecture is certainly enjoyable, with an interesting introductory essay, and numerous inspirational examples of built and unbuilt work.
Buckets, parts of cooking stoves, donkey saddles, lengths of rope, piping, sinks, scythes--if you were to survey, on foot or with a telescope, the rooftops of an entire village, you would find a certain constant mass of objects.
At one time, nearly every department store in Japan had an amusement park for children on the rooftop and a special children's lunch on the menu of the store's restaurants.
color) Alfred Garciga and Rene Arrazcaeta of Glendale Youth Alliance spray-paint a rooftop address number.
Chicago's City Hall boasts a rooftop garden with 20,000 plants of more than 150 varieties.
Jessica Rio, who is public information officer for the Chicago Department of Environment, says the air on the rooftop garden atop Chicago's city hall is 15-20[degrees]F cooler than the air on the tar roof next door.
It sports a photo of a target shooter wearing a shirt with the inscription, "When all else fails, vote from the rooftops.