go through the roof

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A dramatic physical or emotional reaction or tirade to any of these. A disappointment, a great omission or error, an unnecessary loss due to inattention or carelessness.
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We were low bidder on the cargo vessel, the estimator failed to include sixty cross-girder knees in the bill of material and our cost thereof. The CEO called a meeting and went through the roof!

Submitted by WerterBuch on August 27, 2015

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