- [C]屋顶,顶部 the outside covering on the top of a building, closed vehicle, tent, etc.
- vt. 给…盖上屋顶; 做…的屋顶 put a roof on or be a roof for
- a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
- protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
- the inner top surface of a covered area or hollow space;
"the roof of the cave was very high"
"I could see the roof of the bear's mouth"
- an upper limit on what is allowed;
"he put a ceiling on the number of women who worked for him"
"there was a roof on salaries"
"they established a cap for prices"
- provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
- The wind was whispering in the roof.
- Has your roof a sharp slant?
- Snow sifted through the crack in the roof into the room.
- The stone made a dent in the roof of my car.
- We're going to roof in the yard to make a garage.
- The shed was roofed over with tin.
The roof came down during the night.
The roof was collapsed under the weight of the snow.
The roof is dangerous and could cave in at any time.
He inched across the high roof.
The builder estimates the cost of repairing the roof at ￡600.
How are you going to go at the job of fixing the roof?
He delayed fixing the roof although it leaked badly.
The weight of the snow collapsed the roof.
The three columns carry the roof.
We had to brace the walls when we put the new roof on.
He boarded the roof himself.
The bomb blasted the roof off.
I was aiming for the chimney pot, but the stone fell short and went through a skylight in the roof.
These pillars hold the weight of the roof.
The strong wind hurled down bits of the roof.
The chief purpose of a roof is to enclose the upper of a building as a protection against wind, rain and snow.
I asked building firms to estimate for the repair of the roof.
It is difficult to get them all together under one roof.
The boy frightened away the pigeons from the roof.
He erected a television antenna on the roof.
I could hear the birds' wings fluttering on the roof.
The boy's ball fetched up on the garage roof.
The boy's ball ended up on the garage roof.
The houses were flooded roof deep.
They put the oil cloth on the roof to block out the rain.
We caused the roof to be menedd.
The heavy wind blew roofs off in several cities.
The roof of the tunnel fell in.
The roof of their house was blown away.
The weight of the snow caused the roof of the cabin to cave in.
In the lightning I saw that the roof of the hut had been blown off.
They caved in the roof of the underground passage with powerful explosives.
The roof of the new tunnel hasn't been properly supported; it shows signs of falling in.
They roofed the house with slates.
He roofed the house with thatch.
They are going to roof the yard over to make a garage.
- a roof over one's head
She was without money and with no real roof over her head. 她没有了钱也就没有了真正的栖身之处。
- 栖身之处 home
- go through the roof
大声喧闹 make a lot of noise
The disco party went through the roof until the small hours of the morning. 那场迪斯科舞会吵闹至凌晨才结束。
- 大声喧闹 make a lot of noise
- raise the roof〔devil〕
大声喧闹,吵翻天 make a lot of noise
The children are raising the roof〔devil〕 in the next room; tell them to keep quiet. 孩子们在隔壁吵得太厉害了,叫他们安静点。
发火 lose one's temper
He would raise the roof over her slightest mistake or shortcoming. 她一出细微差错,他就会大发雷霆。
The nurses in the kindergarten never raise the roof even if the children are very naughty. 即使孩子非常淘气,幼儿园的阿姨也不发脾气。
Don't raise the roof so quickly, it will only lead you into trouble. 不要动不动就发脾气,那只会给你带来苦恼和麻烦。
- 大声喧闹,吵翻天 make a lot of noise
- under one's roof
在自己家里 at home
I refuse to have such goings-on under my roof. 我不允许这样的事发生在我的屋里。
Who brought that unpleasant woman under my roof? 是谁把那个讨厌的女人带到我家里来的?
- 在自己家里 at home
- under the same roof
在同一栋房子里 at the same house
She refused to live under the same roof as her mother any longer. 她不愿与母亲同住。
- 在同一栋房子里 at the same house
- blow off a roof 掀掉屋顶
- hit the roof 勃然大怒
- install a roof 盖屋顶,上屋顶
- paint a roof 油漆屋顶
- raise the roof 吵翻天,喧闹得很凶
- repair a roof 修理屋顶
- tile a roof 用瓦铺盖屋顶
- flat roof 平顶
- leaky roof 漏雨的屋顶
- pitched roof 沥青涂的屋顶
- slanting roof 倾斜的屋顶
- thick roof 厚厚的屋顶
- thin roof 薄屋顶
The shed, with its roof of..corrugated iron.出自：F. King
I wished I could tear the roof off and let some light into the flat.出自：H. Mantel
- log house木房
- get angry生气，变得很生气...
- see red大怒
- throw a fit大发脾气
- lose one's temper发怒
- hit the ceiling勃然大怒
- make a racket大声喧闹
- raise hell引起骚乱(闹事...
- roof:roof n. 屋顶, 房顶, 顶习惯用语hit the roof [美口]勃然大怒hit the ceiling [美口]勃然大怒live under the same roof 住在一起raise…