Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

shout from the rooftops

shout from the rooftops
Meaning(s)
1) share some news or information with as many people as possible
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • I felt like shouting the good news from the rooftops!
  • Analysis
    To 'shout from the rooftops' is an idiomatic expression. You could imagine that someone is sounding from the rooftops or shouting from the roof of their house intends for everyone to hear their news. Usually, this idiom is used in a positive context meaning to share good or positive news with many others as quickly as possible but it can also be used in negative situations also.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. I wanted to shout the news of our engagement from the rooftops, but my fiance preferred to tell people in her own time.
    2. My mother was so proud that I did well in my exams that she told everyone, she shouted it from the rooftops! I was so embarrassed.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I was so happy to hear I'd got the promotion that I felt like shouting it from the rooftops!
    2. Please don't tell anyone that I plan to take that job with a rival company. It's not something I want shouted from the rooftops.
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