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    Cool sayings "Your roof is running away from you"

    Hello, everybody!
    there are sayings: "Your roof is running away from you", "You blew your top", (1)
    Can I use the following phrases relating to the above-mentioned sayings " Let me hold your roof" (2)? Or maybe "Let me support your roof"? "let me hold(support) your top"
    If yes, will it be clear if I use phrase 2 without phrase 1? just " Let me hold (or support) your roof" or "Let me hold(or support) your top" bearing in mind "I'll help you not to be out of your head"
    my daughter is going to tattoo this phrase: " Let me hold your roof". But I'm not sure that the meaning is clear.
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    Re: sayings "Your roof is running away from you"

    Quote Originally Posted by IrAlVik View Post
    Hello, everybody!

    Here are two sayings:
    1. "Your roof is running away from you."
    2. "You blew your top." (1)

    Can I use the following phrases relating to the above -mentioned sayings "Let me hold your roof" (2)? Or maybe "Let me support your roof"? Or "Let me hold space before an opening bracket (support) your top"?

    If yes, will it be clear if I use phrase 2 without phrase 1? I mean that I would use just "Let me hold (or support) your roof" or "Let me hold spacebefore an opening bracket (or support) your top" bearing in mind "I'll help you not to be out of your head"?

    My daughter is going to tattoo this phrase: "Let me hold your roof" but I'm not sure that the meaning is clear.

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    Please note my corrections and comments above.

    None of your suggestions work, whether you connect them with "You blew your top" or not. I have never heard of the phrase "Your roof is running away from you". Where did you see/hear it?

    "Let me hold your roof" and "Let me support your roof" sound like something a builder would say and no one would connect them with a well-known phrase. "Let me hold/support your top" sounds like someone offering to help someone with their clothing!

    I can't "bear in mind" the sentence "I'll help you not to be out of your head" because it makes no sense.

    Are you aware that "You blew your top" means "You became very angry" or "You exploded with anger"?

    Is your daughter going to tattoo the phrase onto someone else (as your sentence suggested) or is she planning to have those words on her own body? If it's the latter, I strongly recommend she rethinks it. If I saw that tattoo on someone, I would assume they were a builder offering to help me with the upper part of my house.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: sayings "Your roof is running away from you"

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post

    Is your daughter going to tattoo the phrase onto someone else (as your sentence suggested) or is she planning to have those words on her own body? If it's the latter, I strongly recommend she rethinks it. If I saw that tattoo on someone, I would assume they were a builder offering to help me with the upper part of my house.
    My daughter will tattoo the picture onto a girl's body. And the girl is eager to have this strange phrase inside the picture. It was difficult to reason the girl into choosing something else))). I hope now we'll be able to talk her out of it.

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    Re: sayings "Your roof is running away from you"

    All of those phrases are utter nonsense. They may make sense in Russian, but they don't in English.

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    Re: sayings "Your roof is running away from you"

    Quote Originally Posted by IrAlVik View Post
    My daughter will tattoo the a picture onto a girl's body. And The girl is eager to have this strange phrase inside the picture. It was has been difficult to reason convince the girl into choosing to choose something else. ))). I hope now we'll be able to talk her out of it.
    Note my corrections above. Please don't try to make your own emoticons. If you must use one, click on the icon and choose one.

    As the famous saying goes, "The customer is always right". If this girl really wants those words on her body for eternity and she's willing to pay your daughter to do it, go for it! It's her choice, albeit a terrible one.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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