hit the roof


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hit the roof

To become extremely angry or upset. My parents are going to hit the roof if they find out we had a party here! The boss hit the roof when he saw that we'd already blown through the budget.
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hit the ˈroof/ˈceiling

(informal) suddenly become very angry: Every time I mention Patricia, Sam hits the roof.
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hit the roof

verb
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If Saggers had hit the roof feet first, all the force would have been concentrated in one small area--his feet.
A source says that when Steph, who plays Cindy Cunningham, found out: "She hit the roof.
Men are snapping up women's trainers as sales of Nike Huarache hit the roof.
It is a good thing Midland Red alternate the crews - as one charming conductress who normally operates from Lichfield said the other evening, just before her head hit the roof as we sped bouncing merrily into Tyburn Lane.
It hit the roof and ricocheted back down into the crowd, but did not hit anyone.
He barked at me in Italian and hit the roof," she said.
He said: "Applications have been steady but at a high level, which is in line with operational expectations - but this week it has hit the roof.
AN elderly man died after his car hit the roof of a house which was below a steep road in Aberystwyth.
ANIMAL rights activists have hit the roof about Jonathan Rhys-Meyers eating DOG.
A lot of men certainly would hit the roof if their girlfriend sprang this on them out of the blue.
Tony hit the roof through both shock and pain and shouted many harsh words to his co-presenter, while she could be heard laughing loudly.
A daring musical trio are set to hit the roof in the North East.
Users of the Rainbow Leisure Centre in Coulby Newham were evacuated when lightning hit the roof of the swimming pool.
To his credit, Hahn, who was in the nation's capital, hit the roof, and ordered Bamattre to resume the ambulance-expansion efforts immediately.