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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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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We were 15 minutes from landing when there was a jolt and people were thrown out of their seats, hitting the roof of the cabin."