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jump up and down

To make a great display of emotion, especially excitement or anger. The boss was jumping up and down with anger when we told him the project wouldn't be ready before the deadline. The kids jumped up and down when they found out we're going to Disney World this summer.
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jump up and down

If someone jumps up and down, they are very excited, happy, or angry about something. He's always jumping up and down making a fuss. This behaviour gives you the chance to jump up and down with excitement and give your child lots of praise.
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