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be in seventh heaven

To be extremely happy. I've been in seventh heaven ever since I got engaged!
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seventh heaven

A state of euphoria or extreme happiness. I've been in seventh heaven ever since I got engaged! A spa treatment in a luxury hotel with no kids—this is seventh heaven!
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in seventh heaven

Fig. in a very happy state. Ann was really in seventh heaven when she got a car of her own. I'd be in seventh heaven if I had a million dollars.
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in seventh heaven

In a state of bliss, as in John was in seventh heaven when the director praised his speech. Used figuratively since the early 1800s, this term alludes to the dwelling place of God in highest of the seven concentric spheres that surround the earth in the system recognized by both Muslims and ancient Jews.
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in seventh heaven

If you are in seventh heaven, you are extremely happy. After I was given my first camera I was in seventh heaven. Actor Siddig El Fadil is in seventh heaven after being picked for the new Star Trek series. Note: According to Islam, there are seven heavens. The seventh is the most glorious and is governed by Abraham. In the Jewish religion, the seventh heaven is the dwelling place of God and his angels.
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in seventh heaven

in a state of ecstasy.
In late Jewish and Muslim theology, there were considered to be seven heavens, and the seventh of these was the highest, where a state of eternal bliss was to be enjoyed.
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be in (your) seventh ˈheaven

be extremely happy: When she has all her grandchildren around her, she’s in seventh heaven.This comes from the belief that there are seven heavens and that God and the most important angels live in the highest or seventh heaven.
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seventh heaven

Pure happiness. Both Judaism and Islam recognize seven levels of heaven, of which the highest one is where God resides. To be in seventh heaven is therefore to experience ultimate bliss, whether theological or not.
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This Kmart is expected to be open in time for the 1995 holiday shopping season and will occupy portions of four levels of the 57-story One Penn Plaza, the office building above the Long Island Rail Road and Pennsylvania Railroad Stations that occupies the entire square block between Seventh and Eighth avenues on the south side of 34th Street.
Since there are no charitable international home building projects in Antarctica, the seventh continent on Summit7's list, Summit7 will raise donations for the International Arctic Research Center to aid in their environmental research efforts.
The practice of keeping the Sabbath on Saturday derives from the verse in Genesis that states after six days of creation God rested on the seventh day.
WASHINGTON -- Akridge and The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers announce today that NPR leased a full floor of Class A office space at 900 Seventh Street in Washington's East End.
Alvarez, perhaps the team's most pleasant surprise of the 2003 season, looked strong again, but the Dodgers were held in check into the seventh inning by Jake Peavy, the Padres' talented but young and inconsistent starter.
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