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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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World-famous comedians George Lopez and Louie Anderson bring a night of laughter on Wednesday March 27 with help from Rick and Cory Harrison from the hit reality series “Pawn Stars.” Alice Cooper rocks the house on Thursday March 28 with a little help from rock & roll super-stars including Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer of KISS, Robby Krieger of the DOORS, Sebastian Bach, and Joey Allen of WARRANT.
So imagine my delight when season six comes along this summer and rocks the house better than ever before.
Hailing from Central New York state, this all-native (Onondaga/ Mohawk) blues band 'rocks the house'.
Connect with your industry peers at fun networking events like ARA Rocks the House at the House of Blues and the live and silent equipment auctions.
9 The keynote address at the Second Annual QLaw Banquet of the LGBT Bar Association of Washington was given by Justice Virginia Linder, the first woman to win a seat on the Oregon Supreme Court and the first openly lesbian member of any state's highest court 10 Out at New York's Lambda Book Awards with (from left) authors Michelle Tea and Tristan Taormino, and Taormino's partner Colten 11 Gloribel represents at Orlando, Fla's Girls in Wonderland 12 Joan Jett rocks the house at L.A.'s Pride 13 Girls in Wonderland played host to the dykesinthecity cheerleaders 14 Sharon Stone got her own groove on at the Joan Jett concert
Warner Home Video rocks the house in this department, with The Boris Day Collection ($88.92), The Essential Steve McQueen Collection ($68.92), and The Complete James Dean Collection ($68.92).
While every track on this CD rocks the house, it is the throbbing beat of "Caballos Locos," the last song on the album, that will touch your soul.