go through the ceiling

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go through the ceiling

To increase significantly and suddenly. Interest in our restaurant went through the ceiling after that glowing review in the newspaper.
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go through the ceiling

COMMON If the level of something goes through the ceiling, it increases by a lot very rapidly. Sales went through the ceiling and pharmacists began reporting shortages of the drug. Compare with go through the roof.
See also: ceiling, through