jump for joy


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jump for joy

To be exuberant or very happy about something. I practically jumped for joy when I saw that I'd gotten an A on that impossible history test. I'm going to jump for joy when I see my boyfriend at the airport.
See also: joy, jump
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Jump For Joy makes two classes of jump, one of hollow plastic for private use at home and a competition class, which consists of a wooden rod surrounded by plastic which is already being used by the British Show Jumping Association.
MONTROSE chairman Derek Sim was all set to jump for joy after hearing his side had earned a shock point at Ibrox - until he remembered he had just undergone surgery to be fitted with a replacement hip.
Jump for joy as Jesus is here, Come on boys let's hear a cheer, Let's go girls; we know He's near, In the entire world we know we have no fear.
It got me back on my feet," said Frank, who couldn't help but jump for joy every time Boro notched one against the Lancastrian side.
jump for joy All smiles as children play on the bouncy castle at Holmfirth Junior and Infants School's summer fair A BOUNCY castle and a tombola were just two of the activities on offer when a summer fair took place in Holmfirth.
WE may rarely (or never)get the chance,but most women jump for joy at a bunch of a dozen proffered roses on Valentine's Day.
STUDENTS at Lawrence Sheriff School jump for joy along with others from all over Rugby who were today celebrating a bumper crop of A-level results.