thrilled to pieces

thrilled to pieces

Ecstatic; very pleased and excited. A: "I really hope Mary enjoyed her surprise birthday party." B: "I'm sure she did; she seemed thrilled to pieces!" I was thrilled to pieces to hear that I'd been selected for a literary award in New York City.
See also: piece, thrill
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We've worked hard, we have some good players, I'm thrilled to pieces and proud I'm the manager.
I was just thrilled to pieces and find it really hard to believe because so many were torn down.
Owner Glen Clayton was thrilled to pieces and said she named the horse Glen's Diamond as, "I wanted a diamond ring but I got the horse instead.
We chatted up 1,150 GL readers, and a whopping 76 percent of you are thrilled to pieces about your single status.
The students are thrilled to pieces, though the school lacks curricula, chairs, light for classes, electricity, fans and several services," she said.
I'm really thrilled to pieces with them," said Elliott.
I'm thrilled to pieces that whoever did it chose the academy.
I'm thrilled to pieces to note that Kortright's stewardship commitment of raising funds only by freewill offerings has continued to this day.
I was thrilled to pieces, it's a really nice feeling that people have taken the time to get in touch and nominate us.
Thrilled "I'm thrilled to pieces when I find that the store stocks proper nail scissors, an emery board, and a pumice stone.
I am still thrilled to pieces at being where I am," she said.
We're thrilled to pieces with him and he is coming forward very, very quickly," said Webber.
Her father Tim, who has encouraged Bronte to play golf, said: "She was made up, absolutely thrilled to pieces.
I am absolutely thrilled to pieces, not just for myself, the club, but more so for Richard," said Agar.
I attended several last year and took my grandchildren, who were thrilled to pieces.