burst with excitement

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burst with excitement

To be so filled up with enthusiasm as to be unable to contain it. I am just bursting with excitement about our new house and can't wait to move in!
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burst with excitement

Fig. to have a strong feeling of excitement. Joe was just bursting with excitement because of his triumph. The new toys had the children all bursting with excitement.
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I've got some exciting things in place for next year too, but I can't say too much at the moment, which is really annoying because I feel like I'm going burst with excitement.
And I left the scan, little pink bag in hand; my lungs working overtime, my heart fit to burst with excitement.
Mark Galedo burst with excitement when Tour de France champion Chris Froome confirmed that he will defend the title in the 2017 Herald Sun Tour, Australia's oldest multistage cycling race.
When she came downstairs wondering where we were, I was holding Harvey and she just burst with excitement.
Most enthusiastic candidate David, who I thought was going to burst with excitement like one of the walking balloons he gushed over.
Infographic resumes burst with excitement in digital presentations.
And he almost burst with excitement after scratching his way to the cool quarter-of-a-million inside the store, stunning staff and fellow customers.
Some mothers also have father roles, weep quietly at the look of their children's sad faces and burst with excitement at the smallest of giggles.
I could see some of them looking like they were about to burst with excitement - but they kept their dignity.
I THINK I'm about to burst with excitement but even I can't tell if it's ironic or not.
Anglican priest Palmer (Gary Lewis) observes in dismay as brothers Jonathan (Steven Robertson) and William (Robin Laing) burst with excitement over the fact that they'll be leaving their Scottish village for military training in Glasgow.
Popular dishes on his menu dazzle and burst with excitement - and some can be found in his cookbook.