Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Roof"

The meaning of "Roof" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I put a roof over your head mean?
A: It's an expression that basically means "I provided for you" (specifically a place to live, which is what is meant by "a roof over your head").
Q: What does ‘Rain on the roof ever prattling’ mean?
A: To prattle is to talk on and on about something not meaningful.
"Rain on the roof ever prattling" is a metaphor, likening:
-the falling raindrops on a roof
to
-talking on and on about something pointless.
Q: What does go through the roof mean?
A: It is an expression like "His anger went through the roof" or "The ratings went through the roof". It means that something is doing really well or a score is really high
Q: What does "to Go through the roof"

that means "to increse", "to larger, grow the numbers", right??? mean?
A: aumentar demasiadamente
Q: What does "Why do you want me to come up to the roof so bad?" Why is here 'so bad' in this sentence? mean?
A: It's an expression that means "so much"

It's a little negative though, like maybe you do not want to do something or like the idea of it.

"He wanted me to go on a date with him so bad, but I told him no"

It doesn't have to be negative though:
"She wanted to lose weight so badly"

Example sentences using "Roof"

Q: Please show me example sentences with ‎Do you often say 'through the roof?
Is this a common word to use?
When do you use it?

through the roof.
A: There are 2 definitions

1. to rise very high level

Prices have gone through the roof.
Sale of the new car has gone through the roof.

2. very angry or upset

When his lie was caught, the teacher went through the roof.

The first one is used very often.

Q: Please show me example sentences with through the roof(idiom).
A: It can mean that a price or value has gone very high, or that people get angry.

Due to the shortage of vinegar, the price of sushi has gone through the roof.

Jackie thought that her parents would go through the roof when they found that she was transgender, but they immediately accepted it when she came out.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ①through the roof
②off the charts.
A: You're sending me through the roof. This work is off the charts
Q: Please show me example sentences with ①through the roof
②off the charts.
A: EX: "The ticket sales are through the roof!"

EX: "The amount of money we are making is off the charts!"

Synonyms of "Roof" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between roof and rooftop ?
A: It is the same. Roof is used more.
Q: What is the difference between 'roof' and 'ceiling' ?
A: roof = el tejado, está al exterior

ceiling = el techo, al interior
Q: What is the difference between roof and ceiling ?
A: The roof is what covers the outside of the top of a building and ceiling is what is inside on the top.
Q: What is the difference between roof and ceiling ?
A: The tall man bumps his head on the ceiling. The roof is something you can stand on. Ceiling is interior, roof is exterior.
Q: What is the difference between roof and dome ?
A: Roof is a common word used for the top do a house or building. Dome is only used for special buildings with round, spherical roofs.

Translations of "Roof"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Hit the roof
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? “I had the roof repaired.”
“I had my hair cut.”
A: The first sentence is correct. Tebrikler!
For the second sentence you could also say I got a haircut
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The roof of the house is in very bad condition.
A: Hope it helps you
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? The roof is slanted
A: The roof is slanted

Other questions about "Roof"

Q: I bloodied the roof of my mouth. Does this sound natural?
A: yes it is natural
Q: The roof is surrounded by a wall which is as high as my height. Does this sound natural?
A: While technically it is correct it would sound better to say "which is as tall as me."
Q: I tried to make you fix roof tiles after lecturing her. Does this sound natural?
A: No.
"I tried to make YOU fix roof tiles after lecturing her."
who is you?
Q: Please show me how to pronounce he landed on the roof of a block of flats .
A: LANDed, not landED.
Q: the roof helps keep out cold wind in winter and keep the inside cool in summer Does this sound natural?
A: keeps* the inside cool

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