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Hit the roof


Angry. Terribly annoyed. Deeply disturbed by the turn of events. Imagine being so surprised and angry about something that you hit the ceiling like an exploding rocket! (Compare to Freak out, Hopping mad or Fit of anger.) {See 50 Levels of Anger video.}

“When I told my dad I wrecked his new car,¬† he hit the roof and made me stay in my room for a month.”

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