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Bring down House

Posted by James Briggs on August 01, 2001

In Reply to: Bring down House posted by King on August 01, 2001

: I've heard the phrase "to bring down the house" As in the audience being electrified by the performance.

The applause is so loud as to possibly 'bring down the house(=theatre'with the resonance