Were over the moon - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be over the moon
To be extremely happy. I've been over the moon ever since I got engaged—I just can't stop looking at my ring!
be over the ˈmoon (informal, especially British English) be very happy and excited: ‘How does it feel to have won the championship?’ ‘I’m over the moon.’This comes from a line in an old children’s poem: Hey diddle, diddle, the cat and the fiddle, the cow jumped over the moon....
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They won by seven wickets and were over the moon