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To garner enthusiastic or wild applause.

The finale, with each of them juggling six balls in time with the music, really brought down the house.

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bring down the houseSpawn overwhelming agreement, acceptance, appreciation, applause as a result of a speech, magic act, athletic, dramatic, vocal, jocular or mime offering.
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