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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

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In secret, she begins seeing non-Greek boy Ian Miller (John Corbett) but when her father Gus Portokalos (Michael Constantine) - who believes everything worthwhile in the world stems from Greece - finds out, he hits the roof.