leap for joy

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leap for joy

To be exuberant or very happy about something. I practically leapt for joy when I saw that I'd gotten an A on that impossible history test. I'm going to leap for joy when I see my boyfriend at the airport.
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leap for joy

 and jump for joy
Fig. to jump up because one is happy; to be very happy. Tommy leapt for joy because he had won the race. We all leapt for joy when we heard the news.
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But in these heartwarming photos an excited Molly-Mae, 19, can be seen leaping for joy into her man's arms as the couple cuddled up in the street.
The 18-year-old Gateshead Harrier is leaping for joy after claiming a high jump silver medal at an international event in the Czech Republic.
Talo siya sa lola mo!" But instead, Elizabeth humbly asks, "How does this happen to me, that the mother of my Lord should come to me?" In other words, "Who am I to be given this great honor?" Elizabeth's wonder and amazement and gratitude are triggered by the infant in her womb leaping for joy.
In Russia, they beat Croatia 4-2, with President Emmanuel Macron leaping for joy in the stands.
The animated doodle features scientists leaping for joy as Juno revolves around the gaseous heavenly body, coupled with celebratory emoji in the cartoon.
LEAPING FOR JOY. In his infancy narratives, Luke, both physician and artist, uses a style called diptych, where two stories are presented in parallel frames or panels for easier comparison.
CRACKLEY Hall pupil Molly McGrory is leaping for joy after being crowned All-Ireland U9 Irish Dancing Champion.
A DANCE club is leaping for joy after celebrating its 25th birthday.
But in the second half Shire came out firing on all cylinders and goals inside the space of a minute from David McKenna and Neil McCabe had the home fans leaping for joy.
Clark agony He raised his bat and head to the sky after reaching 50 and 63 runs, Hughes' final score for South Australia, and did so again after leaping for joy upon bringing up his century with a single.
I'm guessing that when Chelsea won in Germany, Modric was leaping for joy, as he knew his quest to double his wages, hidden under the old "you're not matching my ambitions" chestnut, could not be questioned.
You can see the delight in his face after ending his two-month wait for a goal in the Premiership, leaping for joy with a clenched fist in front of the Kop, as the fans rose to acclaim their match winner.
A TROUPE of young dancers from Birmingham are leaping for joy after winning first prize in a national dancing competition.
I am happy to see the Minister put the money forward, but will refrain from leaping for joy just yet.
JUMPING Jack Bent is leaping for joy after becoming one of the first kids in the country to be operated on by a ROBOT.