go through the ceiling

idiom

: to get high quickly
Fuel prices are going through the ceiling.

Examples of go through the ceiling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Install it close to the center of the bus, from front to back, and far enough off the wall to allow the chimney pipe to go through the ceiling. Will Sutherland, Popular Mechanics, 14 July 2021

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“Go through the ceiling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20through%20the%20ceiling. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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