bring the house down


bring the house down
cause much laughter in the audience

The comedian brought the house down with his jokes about the lost dog.


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  • bring the house down — To provoke or receive a general, enthusiastic burst of applause • • • Main Entry: ↑bring bring the house down To evoke very loud applause in a place of entertainment • • • Main Entry: ↑house * * * bring the house down phrase to make a group of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring the house down — Something that brings the house down is acclaimed and praised vigorously …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • bring the house down — ► bring the house down make an audience laugh or applaud very enthusiastically. Main Entry: ↑bring …   English terms dictionary

  • bring the house down —    Something that brings the house down is acclaimed and praised vigorously.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you bring the house down, you give a very successful performance.     If he sings like that on Saturday, he ll bring the house …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • bring the house down — cause a lot of cheering or applause or laughter    If Kurt skates well in Calgary he ll bring the house down …   English idioms

  • bring the house down — if someone or something brings the house down during a play or show, they make the people watching it laugh or clap very loudly. The clown sang a duet with the talking horse, which brought the house down every night …   New idioms dictionary

  • bring the house down — to make a group of people or an audience react in a very enthusiastic way, especially by laughing Gerard Kelly s performance brought the house down …   English dictionary

  • Bring the house down —   Something that brings the house down is acclaimed and praised vigorously …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • bring the house down — phrasal see bring down the house …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bring the house down — make an audience laugh or applaud very enthusiastically. → bring …   English new terms dictionary