hit the roof
or hit the ceiling phrasal to give vent to a burst of anger or angry protest

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hit the roof — See: HIT THE CEILING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit the roof — See: HIT THE CEILING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hit\ the\ roof — • hit the ceiling • hit the roof v. phr. slang To become violently angry; go into a rage. When Elaine came home at three in the morning, her father hit the ceiling. Bob hit the roof when Joe teased him. Syn.: blow a fuse …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hit the roof — hit the ceiling/roof informal to become very angry and start shouting. If I m late again he ll hit the roof …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit the roof — If you lose your temper and get very angry, you hit the roof …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hit the roof — to suddenly become very angry. I m afraid he ll hit the roof when he finds out our vacation is canceled. Officials went through the roof when a local newspaper published the report …   New idioms dictionary

  • hit the roof — verb to be explosively angry When I found out he wrecked my brand new car, I hit the roof. Syn: blow ones top, go ape, go apeshit, hit the ceiling, lose it, lose ones rag …   Wiktionary

  • hit the roof — become very angry, go into a rage He hit the roof when he found out that his son had wrecked the family car …   Idioms and examples

  • hit the roof —    If you lose your temper and get very angry, you hit the roof.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Hit the roof —   If you lose your temper and get very angry, you hit the roof …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • hit the roof — ► hit (or go through) the roof informal suddenly become very angry. Main Entry: ↑roof …   English terms dictionary

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