be over the moon

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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!
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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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Asked how it was to play for Australia and not South Africa, his country of birth, the spinner said: "I am over the moon and super excited.
"I had total confidence in them and now I am over the moon - not just for the team but for everyone in the Cricket Scotland set-up.
"I am over the moon to be nominated for such a great award and I have been enjoying my cricket and hopefully that continues," he said.
"I am over the moon after beating a quality team and so proud of the boys," said No 3 batsman-cum-wicketkeeper Taylor.
I am over the moon. When I got my fourth I just thought 'why not five'.
Stokes, who only made his debut for Durham a year ago, said: "To take six wickets and then hit a century, I am over the moon with that.