Shouted from the housetop - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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shout (something) from the housetop(s)
To share some news or information publicly and with as many people as possible. I was ready to shout that we'd be having a baby from the housetops, but my wife wanted to wait for a while before we made the news public. I know you want to shout it from the housetop that you came in first in your class, but you should have a bit of modesty about it.
shout, etc. something from the ˈhousetops/ˈrooftops (informal) tell something to everyone: Don’t shout it from the housetops, will you? I want to keep it a secret just between us for a while. ♢ He was in love and wanted to shout it from the rooftops. OPPOSITE: keep quiet about something
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His awareness that texts do not constrain readers, much less do things to themselves, should be shouted from the housetops