through the roof
phrasal to an extremely or excessively high level <
prices went through the roof
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • through the roof — chiefly US informal : at an extremely high level Ticket prices are through the roof. • • • Main Entry: ↑roof …   Useful english dictionary

  • through the roof — 1. adverb Rapidly increasing. Fuel prices have gone through the roof since last Fall. 2. adjective Suddenly very high or excessive. Fuel prices are through the roof this Winter …   Wiktionary

  • through the roof — See go through the roof …   English idioms

  • go through the roof — Ⅰ. ► go through the roof informal (of prices or figures) reach extreme levels. Main Entry: ↑roof Ⅱ. ► hit (or go through) the roof informal suddenly become very angry. Main Entry: ↑roof …   English terms dictionary

  • go through the roof — if the level of something, especially a price, goes through the roof, it increases very quickly. As a result of the war, oil prices have gone through the roof …   New idioms dictionary

  • go through the roof —    If someone goes through the roof, they become very angry.     His father nearly went through the roof when Paul damaged his new car …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • hit (or go through) the roof — informal suddenly become very angry. → roof …   English new terms dictionary

  • go through the roof — 1) informal to increase quickly to a very high level Share prices have gone through the roof in the past six months. 2) informal to suddenly become extremely angry …   English dictionary

  • go through the roof — become very angry, blow your stack    Mr. Tse will go through the roof when he sees all these mistakes …   English idioms

  • went through the roof — See go through the roof …   English idioms

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