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walk on air

Fig. to be very happy; to be euphoric. Ann was walking on air when she got the job. On the last day of school, all the children are walking on air.
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walk on air

to be very happy Editors of the school's newspaper were walking on air when they heard that the "Tigers News" was judged the best in the country.
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walk on air

Feel elated or exuberantly joyful, as in She was walking on air after she found out she'd won the teaching award. This metaphoric term likens feeling happy to floating. [Late 1800s]
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walk on air

To feel elated.
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