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prance around

To walk around (some place) in a lively or celebratory manner, typically by strutting or making dance-like movements. She must have gotten into her first choice school if she's prancing around the place like that! I just found out I won't be graduating next spring, so I'm sorry if I don't feel like prancing around.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

prance around something

to dance or jump in celebration around something or throughout some place. (Compare this with waltz around something.) The kids pranced around the room, celebrating. They pranced around the table that held the ice cream and cake.
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prance around

to dance, jump, or strut around. The little deer were prancing around, enjoying the spring air. Stop prancing around and get to work.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Prance, a founding member of the Cardiff Blues Supporters' Club, claimed he was "like a son" to Mr Elliott and visited him daily at his detached bungalow.
"Significant steps have been taken by Graeme Prance to compensate all of those he did.
Asked if he felt lucky that she had forgiven him, Mr Prance reacted as if this was the first time he had considered that idea.
A court heard Prance and Mr Elliott senior were close friends for 35 years due to their shared love of rugby.
A court heard Mr Elliott was unaware what was going on when he changed his will on his deathbed to leave his PS212,000 family home to Prance.
A court heard Mr Elliott was unaware what was going on when he changed his will on his deathbed to leave his PS212,000 family home to Prance. Mr Elliott's son Richard, 54, is contesting the will in the civil courts, claiming he was robbed of his inheritance.
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"I'd prance around in her room belting tunes out into a hairbrush.
Carl Prance, 49, Lilian Grainger, 71, Steven Prance, 47, Jacquie Wood, 53, Christine Mills, 52, and Ceri Howe, 43, were all on holiday at the Trecco Bay Caravan Park in Porthcawl, South Wales, when they discovered that they had all become millionaires.
Ken Elliott called a solicitor to his hospital bedside to change his will and bequeath the PS212,000 property to his best friend Graeme Prance.
Carl and Gillian Prance gave their home in Cardiff to their daughter, paid off their two sons' mortgages and moved to Trecco Bay park in Porthcawl.
TOAST: From left, Carl Prance, Ceri Howe, Steven Prance, Lillian Grainger, Jacquie Wood and Christine Mills MIKE LUSMORE/PA
The court heard Mr Elliott's father Ken had formed a close friendship with Graeme Prance through their shared love of rugby.
The Derby striker believes it will take as big an effort as was required to defeat Prance last month for Alex McLeish's side to overcome the world champions and clinch a place at the finals.