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To make a lot of noise

thunder

verb

to make a lot of noise when moving somewhere fast

carouse

verb

to drink alcohol and enjoy yourself in a noisy way

shatter the peace/silence

to suddenly make a lot of noise in a place that has been very quiet

raise the roof

to make a lot of noise

raise hell

to make a lot of noise or trouble

run riot

to behave in a noisy and uncontrolled way

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