jump for joy


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jump for joy

to show great happiness or excitement The blood tests so far show my mother doesn't have cancer, but it's still too early to jump for joy because she has to have more tests.
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jump for joy

to be very happy about something good that has happened Tina jumped for joy when she found out she'd be in the team.
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Orlando Bloom grins like a Cheshire cat as girlfriend Kate Bosworth does a little jump for joy before rushing into his arms.
RACING sensation AP McCoy has jumped for joy over 4,000 times now here is your chance to jump for joy for PS100,000.
When you are outside in a beautiful place and you want to jump for joy it seems wrong to have clothes on" - TV presenter Kate Humble (pictured) on why she is "a private naturist.
GREEN FOR GO Pupil Lily Reay works in one of the school's recycling lessons JUMP FOR JOY Pupils at Amberley Primary school, in Killingworth, celebrate their outstanding report by Ofsted inspectors - the highest possible from the authority
He didn't jump for joy, he didn't shout much, and he didn't stray at all from the usual, stoic countenance that has served him so well through two decades in the majors and, now, 333 career victories.
One striking exception to this is the inclusion of student work done at the Berlage Institute, Amsterdam and at the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture, which made me jump for joy.
Daredevils are being asked to jump for joy - and a good cause
If she did I would jump for joy and frog march her to the church.