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go into raptures

To talk about something happily or excitedly. Ben must be really happy at his new job, as he goes into raptures every time he talks about it.
See also: rapture

be in/go into ˈraptures (about/over somebody/something)

be extremely enthusiastic about somebody/something you like: Each time I mention your name, he goes into raptures about you.
See also: rapture
References in classic literature ?
I've heard of the people going into raptures over beds of coal.
A goodly number of bourgeois are "sauntering," as we say, here and there, turning over with their feet the extinct brands of the bonfire, going into raptures in front of the Pillar House, over the memory of the fine hangings of the day before, and to-day staring at the nails that secured them a last pleasure.
Going into raptures about the directorial of Marvel newcomer Taika Waititi, Chris Pratt, 'Guardians of the Galaxy's Star-Lord, wrote on his Instagram page, "HOLY CRAP
United forced an early corner through Jonas and maintained the early momentum which resulted in Cabaye rolling home the opener to send the fans up top going into raptures.
But when you're a Welsh fan at HQ surrounded by 50,000 England supporters going into raptures at the sight of that behemoth pack rumbling to the line, it matters very much indeed.
Then he spends 10 minutes going into raptures about the three Welsh edifices up for architectural promotion.
You can sense him going into raptures at the thought of 7,500 different species of grass, rolling the names Kentucky bluegrass and red fescue round his palate in the way that some people savour a fine wine.
His broken-hearted ex, Mariella Theiner, 21, cried all night after hearing the tennis star going into raptures about Fergie on the radio.