The ceiling and roof were made of concrete, not wood and sheet metal as the contract specified.
You settle on the price, and then, when the inspector says the roof is pretty much done, you adjust the price accordingly.
What he did not know was that the roof was about to fall in on his entire world.
"Place your hands against the roof or your car, push up with your arms and squeeze your abs at the same time," he says.
Which is why you should: “Clap along, if you feel like a room without a roof.”
On the roof of the carriage was the more substantial luggage.
The only thing which stopped him from going further was the roof.
I am grateful also for the asylum which I have since found under your roof.
"I thought that was you on the roof," she added, in a lower voice.
The roof of the mouth, consisting of the hard and soft palate.
Old English hrof "roof, ceiling, top, summit; heaven, sky," also figuratively, "highest point of something," from Proto-Germanic *khrofam (cf. Old Frisian rhoof "roof," Middle Dutch roof, rouf "cover, roof," Dutch roef "deckhouse, cabin, coffin-lid," Middle High German rof "penthouse," Old Norse hrof "boat shed").
No apparent connections outside Germanic. "English alone has retained the word in a general sense, for which the other languages use forms corresponding to OE. þæc thatch" [OED]. Roof of the mouth is from late Old English. Raise the roof "create an uproar" is attested from 1860, originally in U.S. Southern dialect.
early 15c., from roof (n.). Related: Roofed; roofing.
roof (rōōf, ruf)
The upper surface of an anatomical structure, especially one having a vaulted inner structure.