go through the roof

Definition of go through the roof

informal

  1. 1 :  to become very angry or upset When they realized he'd lied to them, his parents went through the roof.

  2. 2 :  to rise to a very high level Sales of their new CD have gone through the roof.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move on a course :  proceed — compare stop

    :  to move out of or away from a place expressed or implied :  leave, depart

    :  to take a certain course or follow a certain procedure

  1. :  the act or manner of going

    :  the height of fashion :  rage

    :  an often unexpected turn of affairs :  occurrence

  1. :  functioning properly :  being in good and ready condition

  1. :  a game played between two players who alternately place black and white stones on a board checkered by 19 vertical lines and 19 horizontal lines in an attempt to enclose the larger area on the board

roofplay
  1. :  the cover of a building

    :  material used for a roof :  roofing

    :  the roof of a dwelling conventionally designating the home itself

  1. :  to cover with or as if with a roof

    :  to provide with a particular kind of roof or roofing

    :  to constitute a roof over


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