be thrilled to death

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be thrilled to death

To be ecstatic; to be very pleased and excited. A: "I really hope Mary enjoys her surprise birthday party." B: "I'm sure she'll be thrilled to death!" I was thrilled to death to hear that I'd been selected for a literary award in New York City.
See also: death, thrill
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The fact that mine made the top five, I am thrilled to death so there's no pressure.
I am thrilled to death right now," said an ebullient Medford, who celebrated his victory Tuesday night with other school board members over beer and pizza at Rolling Rapids Pizza in Glenwood.