bounce along

bounce along

 
1. Lit. to move along bouncing. (As might be done by a ball.) The ball bounced along and finally came to rest. The beach ball sort of bounced along until it came to the water.
2. Fig. [for someone] to move along happily. He was so happy that he just bounced along. He stopped bouncing along when he saw all the work he had to do.
See also: bounce
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The show's comedy, which is strictly for adults only, allows the show to bounce along to a clearly delighted audience.
The first four-five years post-recession, it tends to bounce along the bottom, trying to keep up with inflation.
A lot of people expected this recovery to be a slow recovery as we bounce along at the bottom.
Just throw the ball on water and watch it bounce along at high speed.
Saying that the economy faces a 'very slow slog to recovery,' Fisher said the recession 'will moderate in the current quarter, and then we are likely to bounce along the bottom for a while.
Activity remains weak, and we have said we will see volatility in monthly lending figures as we bounce along at the bottom of the market.
Activity remains weak and we have said we will see volatility in monthly lending figures as we bounce along at the bottom of the market.
I call them rubber balls the way they bounce along the road.
In a nutshell: A terrific cast gives Chekhov some bounce along with the requisite gloom.
Prof Pillinger added: "The plan was for it to bounce along a flat surface, but instead it seems to have hit the wall of the crater and that messed up the bounce sequence, damaging the lander.
Doesn't it bounce along for a while and then, all of a sudden, roll up its eyes and go out of business entirely?
They would swoop and fall, bounce along, glide and soar.
The ball may also roll or bounce along the ground, climb utility poles, and skitter along power lines.
Above the atmosphere, the jet would cut its engines and bounce along the denser atmospheric surface, like a rock skimming across a pond.
We will first, he said, bounce along the bottom for a while.