One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Talk openly about something personal or secret.‘he had kept quiet about his love when he'd wanted to shout it from the rooftops’
- ‘Then again, Dean wasn't exactly shouting it from the rooftops, either.’
- ‘So if you are proud of your city then there is a chance to shout it from the rooftops!’
- ‘We want readers to shout their support from the rooftops.’
- ‘He may not shout it from the rooftops, but he is incredibly passionate about his rugby.’
- ‘Now please do us all a favour and shout it from the rooftops.’
- ‘We're not going to shout it from the rooftops, but if the key players stay fit we feel we're capable of surprising a few people.’
- ‘She's hoping that now she is shouting it from the rooftops other people will start to take notice as well.’
- ‘They need instead to shout their message from the rooftops.’
- ‘Instead of shouting my faith from the rooftops, I lived quietly with the Gods.’
- ‘Unionist politicians should be shouting their disgust from the rooftops too.’
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