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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.
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STAFF from a Birmingham charity for disabled people, which was facing sure closure, were jumping for joy after finding a new home.
These girls, left, and Lorna Heslop and Kirstie McDougal, below left, are all set to go; JUMP FOR JOY: Rachel Leeming and Jessica Lightfoot are jumping for joy, left, while triplets Amy, James and Laura Williamson, below, are all dressed up for their night out; PARTY MOOD: Katie Mann and Darren Iveson, left, are in the mood to party, along with Lauren Crolla and Jade Pickering, right, and this group above; LINED UP: Pupils from the school were more than willing to line up for the camera before start of the Prom, left and right; Pictures by ANDREW GRAY
Pupils at one school were jumping for joy when they heard their playground is set to get a pounds 7,000 face lift.
Choose the right one and you'll be jumping for joy at your jacket's versatility.
Page 3 shows a crowd of guys jumping for joy with Tiger, all with fists pumping.
If we can use technology to superimpose Sven Goran Eriksson into the crowd of every televised football match and Prince Harry jumping for joy whenever England score at rug by -the mind-boggles at what Bill Gates and the CIA could get up to.
EDDIE the Eagle Edwards was jumping for joy last night after gaining GCSEs in law, maths and physiology.
CHAMPION jockey Tony McCoy was jumping for joy when he received his OBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.
IT'S not just staff and pupils at Rowley Lane School who are jumping for joy.
Martin Lewis, the website's founder said: "We're jumping for joy and hope the other big banks follow suit.
A GROUP of children are jumping for joy after achieving success at an athletics contest.
GOALS TONIC: Frankie Boynton was jumping for joy just days after his release from hospital
A COLLEGE basketball team is jumping for joy after netting another victory.
But the sensational two-goal turnaround at Fir Park had the exiled Scot jumping for joy as his beloved Rangers seized the title in a thrilling finale.
Lucky brickie Ian Davies was jumping for joy when he bagged pounds 500 in the Echo's bingo competition.