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To cause a commotion, as by boisterous celebrating or loud complaining; to make considerable noise.2008 Oct. 15, Leslie Ferenc, "Voters opt for stability of Guarnieri" in the Toronto Star (Canada)Jubilant Liberal supporters raised the roof of a Mississauga restaurant after incumbent Albina Guarnieri was swept back into office for her seventh term.

1987, Public Enemy, "Raise the Roof" on Yo! Bum Rush the Show
You gotta raise the roof because it's all on fire

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raise the roof2008 Oct. 15, Leslie Ferenc, "Voters opt for stability of Guarnieri" in the Toronto Star (Canada)
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