burst with excitement

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.
See also: burst, excitement
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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.
When I received the phone call asking me to play for my country, it was immense, I nearly burst with excitement and I nearly cried with happiness.
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.
Lenny Henry is ready to burst with excitement ahead of his live arena return, as Elizabeth Lawrence finds out.
Popular dishes on his menu dazzle and burst with excitement - and some can be found in his cookbook.
We're certain almost any child would burst with excitement at the thought of bringing a real life football player to his or her school," says Christine Hartmann, Business Director - Mrs.
He added: "My heart burst with excitement on that day of Mandela's release from prison, 11 February 1990.