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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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The car slid down the hill, landed on its roof and hit the roof of a house at Hill Farm.
Great-grandfather Andrew Hill, 50, said: "The same thing happened to my daughter - Teresita's mother - when she was 15, and I hit the roof then.
Beeb bosses hit the roof last week when it emerged that their Vanessa Feltz show had employed fake guests.
Julie, 63, hit the roof after Blake told how surgery to remove nodules from her throat failed to solve her problems.
It hit the roof of the pro shop, bounced onto the green and rolled into the hole for an ace.
Shepherd (below) grew increasingly frustrated with Robson's links to the vacant post and finally hit the roof after Newcastle had beaten Middlesbrough 3-1 in a televised game.
But he is said to have hit the roof after Patsy's night out with the lads.
And he hit the roof when he was offered a "derisory" pounds 50,000 to be Brown's assistant, an industrial tribunal was told yesterday.
The other two Lukas horses, Hit The Roof and Dixie Connection, broke quickly but faded just as quickly, finishing ninth and 10th in a field of 10.
The Ugly Truth actor hit the roof and yelled: "Get a f***ing life
Sitting in traffic jams can cause stress and make your blood pressure hit the roof.
Avis Brock, 58 - who hit the roof over "filthy" pin-up pictures of her daughter - is recovering in a hospital in Swindon, Wiltshire, after taking an overdose and worried Melinda, 26, had vowed to visit her.
When Reingold first came out with his new opinion, he acknowledged that some of his clients hit the roof.
The glamour model hit the roof after Peter sent a text message last week criticising her for "cavorting" with new lover Alex Reid, 34.
Brad, star of critically-acclaimed thriller Seven, hit the roof after he heard about the article.