hit the roof : Popular Idioms in English

hit the roof

To be furious

Susan stared at the shards of glass on the floor in dismay. Her mother was sure to hit the roof when she saw the mess.

News & Articles

  • Lightning strike causes fire at St. Louis business
    (KMOV) – A lightning strike caused a fire at a north St. Louis tire store late Sunday night. Authorities said the fire started after lightning hit the roof of the Factory Tire Outlet Store in the 3800 block of N. Broadway. According to officials, the building sustained some structural damage, though nothing inside was affected. No injuries were reported.
    June 24, 2013 - KMOV St. Louis
  • Sink or swim: Celebs’ outfits are all wet
    Tensions are high at the home of my chum Gremolata Bunion (of the Newport Bunions). It seems her husband Feral got the bill for her bathing suit binge at Maillot My and hit the roof. “I don’t think 67 suits is too much, do you?” she sniffed. Before you do a spit take with your morning mimosa, morsels, let me explain her swimwear strategy.
    June 23, 2013 - Boston Herald