through the roof : Idioms in English

through the roof

Extreme growth
Usage:
Since the price of gas went through the roof, Maria has sold her car and resorted to biking instead of driving.

through the roof in News

  1. Bi-racial families in the U.P.

    When General Mills released their newest Cheerios commercial, featuring a bi-racial family, public comments went through the roof
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WLUC Marquette

  2. Dallas Council concerned about Love Field noise

    DALLAS — It's not just residents who are angry about a recent and dramatic spike in airport noise at Dallas Love Field. Now the Dallas City Council wants answers. Noise complaints are through the roof in parts of Dallas and Highland Park following a 131 percent increase in traffic on the east runway along Lemmon Avenue. During the push to repeal the Wright Amendment, which reduces flight ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

  3. TV best bets: Wednesday, June 12

    7 p.m., NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL: Breakout — After escaping through a pipe and then climbing out through the roof of Grant County Detention Center in New Mexico, three gang members make for the Mexican border with the police in hot pursuit in the new episode "Southsider Gang Escape."
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Record

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