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Meaning of “bring the house down” in the English Dictionary

"bring the house down" in British English

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bring the house down

If someone or something ​brings the ​house down during a ​play or show, they make the ​peoplewatching it ​laugh or ​clap very ​loudly: The ​clownsang a ​duet with the ​talkinghorse, which ​brought the ​house down every ​night.
(Definition of bring the house down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bring the house down”
in Chinese (Simplified) (演出等)引起全场观众大笑或喝彩…
in Chinese (Traditional) (戲劇、演出等)引起全場觀眾大笑或鼓掌…
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