raise the roof


raise the roof
(Slang) make loud noises; protest violently, make a fuss

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Raise the Roof — can refer to:*Raise the Roof (card game), the card game *Raise the Roof (game show), the British television game show * Raise the Roof (Luke song) , a 1998 rap single by Luke which also helped to popularized the arm gesture of the same name *… …   Wikipedia

  • Raise the Roof — Жанр фанк Годы 1994 ... Страна …   Википедия

  • raise the roof — ► raise the roof make a great deal of noise, especially cheering. Main Entry: ↑raise …   English terms dictionary

  • raise the roof — verb get very angry (Freq. 1) He will raise the roof when he hears this • Hypernyms: ↑anger, ↑see red • Verb Frames: Somebody s * * * I make or cause someone else to make a great deal of noise, e …   Useful english dictionary

  • raise the roof —    When people raise the roof, they make a lot of noise by cheering, shouting, whistling or clapping their hands.     The concert was such a success, the audience raised the roof …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • raise the roof — 1. to show great enthusiasm. The whole college is ready to raise the roof at next weekend s homecoming celebrations. 2. to complain loudly. He didn t care if his boss raised the roof or even threatened to fire him, he knew he was right …   New idioms dictionary

  • raise the roof — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make a lot of noise; be happy and noisy. * /The gang raised the roof with their singing./ 2. To scold loudly. * /Mother raised the roof when she saw the dog s muddy footprints on her new bedspread./ Compare: KICK UP A… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • raise the roof — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To make a lot of noise; be happy and noisy. * /The gang raised the roof with their singing./ 2. To scold loudly. * /Mother raised the roof when she saw the dog s muddy footprints on her new bedspread./ Compare: KICK UP A… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • raise\ the\ roof — v. phr. informal 1. To make a lot of noise; be happy and noisy. The gang raised the roof with their singing. 2. To scold loudly. Mother raised the roof when she saw the dog s muddy footprints on her new bedspread. Compare: kick up a fuss, raise… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • raise the roof — verb To cause a commotion, as by boisterous celebrating or loud complaining; to make considerable noise. What Jack loves above all is a song with a rousing chorus . . . in which Jack can do his bit towards raising the roof . Syn: raise Cain,… …   Wiktionary

  • raise the roof — informal 1) to make a lot of noise The applause raised the roof. 2) to complain in an angry noisy way …   English dictionary


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