over the moon


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over the moon

Extremely happy. I've been over the moon ever since I got engaged—I just can't stop looking at my ring!
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over the moon

mainly BRITISH, INFORMAL
COMMON If you are over the moon about something that has happened, you are very happy about it. `Caroline must be pleased about her new job.' — `She's over the moon.' I'm over the moon about Rosie's news.
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over the moon

extremely happy; delighted. informal
This phrase comes from an old nursery rhyme which includes the lines Heigh diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon .
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over the moon

In a state of great happiness.
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And Pingu admitted he was over the moon at getting a full start for his country after his impressive sub appearance in the first Test.
We got behind the clock having lost wickets in the middle and were under pressure - but now the players are over the moon about the performance.
They won by seven wickets and were over the moon with joy.
I've tried to perform well this year and to now be in the England Test squad is fantastic, I'm over the moon," said Plunkett.
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It's absolutely fantastic to pick up a trophy in our first season in the Huddersfield League, and I'm just over the moon," said a quite emotional Lockwood after being presented with the trophy and a cheque for pounds 250.