rock the house


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rock the house

slang To elicit an enthusiastic response from an audience that one is performing for. Man, we really rocked the house! Did you see all those people dancing to our music? It's a great speech—I think you're going to rock the house tonight.
See also: house, rock
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MIDDLESBROUGH: Talented songwriters and musicians from Middlesbrough College hope to rock the house when they perform together for a final time.
Not only will all the favourites by Roy Orbison rock the house, but this sensational show will also feature hits by The Shadows, Jerry Lee Lewis plus special guest Peter Jackson as Johnny Cash and Paul Molloy as Elvis Presley.
He is devastated after being unable to attend a charity event for music project Rock The House on Wednesday night due to his illness and gruelling treatment.
12.05 5 News Lunchtime (T) 12.15 Extraordinary People: The Million-Dollar Mind-Reader (T) (R) 1.15 Home and Away (T) 1.45 Neighbours (T) 2.15 Law &Order (T) (R) 3.15 FILM Rock the House (2010).
`Calista was begging Harrison to give her a break,' a barman says, `but he looked like he wanted to rock the house down.
Labour back-bencher Mr Peter Bradley is today set to rock the House of Commons for the second time in a week when he calls for the abolition of the phrase "Honourable Gentleman".
With AC power, an amplifier (which requires lots of power) can "step up" the voltage to rock the house, while a microphone (which needs much less energy) can step it down so it won't blow out.
America's 116th Army Rock Band and Funk/R&B Group will rock the house as residents dance the night away.
singer/songwriter Vanessa Murray is hoping to perform at the House of Commons this summer after winning her heat for this year''s parliamentary band competition Rock the House.
I have a 10-year-old who can stand up in front of an audience of 17,000 and rock the house. I have to keep her grounded."
Birkenhead-based ICE is promoting Rock The House, a competition with a political twist created by MP Mike Weatherley.
Tonight Bon Jovi rock the house and last year's finalists JLS give us their latest tune aimed at the charts.
The model-turned-TV-presenter has landed a job hosting a wacky US version of Changing Rooms called Rock The House on entertainment channel VH1.
Rock legend Alice Cooper rock the house with friends including Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer of KISS, Robby Krieger of the DOORS, Sebastian Bach, and Joey Allen of WARRANT.
The power pop trio won the Rock the House award hosted by the House of Commons.