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bring down the house meaning

  "bring down the house" in a sentence
  • [American slang]
    v. phr., informal To start an audience laughing or clapping enthusiastically. The principal's story was funny in itself and also touched their loyalties, so it brought down the house. The President made a fine speech which brought down the house.

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  1. on chinese new year's eve, my father always tells jokes that bring down the house
  2. Gwen arrives just in time and the Blond Bombshells bring down the house.
  3. Would this act bring down the house?
  4. Of course, no opera is complete without an exhilarating aria to bring down the house.
  5. They even survived the Toronto fans'attempts to, literally, bring down the house.

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