in seventh heaven

in seventh heaven

Fig. in a very happy state. Ann was really in seventh heaven when she got a car of her own. I'd be in seventh heaven if I had a million dollars.
See also: heaven, seventh

in seventh heaven

In a state of bliss, as in John was in seventh heaven when the director praised his speech. Used figuratively since the early 1800s, this term alludes to the dwelling place of God in highest of the seven concentric spheres that surround the earth in the system recognized by both Muslims and ancient Jews.
See also: heaven, seventh
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In 2012, In Seventh Heaven featured live music by the Jill Jack Band and local, Grammy-nominated jazz ensemble Straight Ahead.
8220;In 2012 we broadened the focus of In Seventh Heaven beyond the legal community because of the launch of our music lesson program for foster children, Play It Forward,” Weber explained, “so live music and a dance floor were a natural fit.
8221; Weber invited potential In Seventh Heaven sponsors to contact her via email at lweber@detroitlawyer.
The CW was in seventh heaven after it announced its new 2006-07 prime- time lineup Thursday.
I will be the only chairman in Scottish football who'll still be in seventh heaven, even if we get gubbed 4- 0 on a Saturday.
PROUD mum Gill Downey is in seventh heaven after a suprise hat- trick gave her the baby girl she always wanted.
Gill, 35, from Wallasey, Merseyside, said: "We really are in seventh heaven.