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be like a child in a sweetshop

To be so excited about one's surroundings that one acts in a childlike or silly way. Liam loves football so much that he's like a child in a sweetshop any time he steps into the stadium.
See also: child, like, sweetshop

like a child in a sweetshop

So excited about one's surroundings that one acts in a childlike or silly way. Primarily heard in UK. Liam loves football so much that he's like a child in a sweetshop any time he steps into the stadium. She looked like a child in a sweetshop being able to look at so much world-class art in one place.
See also: child, like, sweetshop
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No other country appears to have the variety on offer in a British sweetshop.
The chip shop next door was also given a make over to make it look like a sweetshop from 50 years ago, selling sweets for 4d a quarter.
As well as a Ferris wheel offering panoramic views of Cardiff's civic centre and skyline, there is the Ice Cafe Bar serving festive food and drink, a festive plant stand and the Fordthorne Sweetshop.
Tickets for the ceilidh are available from lodge members and Sheila's Sweetshop.
Roald Work is also under way to turn a former sweetshop - now a Chinese takeaway - in Cardiff, that inspired some of the author's most famous plots, into a holiday rental, where book-lovers can imagine the scene of a childhood prank; Dahl supposedly put a dead mouse in a gobstopper jar at Mrs Pratchett's sweet shop on Llandaff high street.
Roald Work is also under way to turn a former sweetshop in Cardiff, that inspired some of the author's most famous plots, into a holiday rental, where book-lovers can imagine the scene of a childhood prank; Dahl supposedly put a dead mouse in a gobstopper jar at Mrs Pratchett's sweet shop on Llandaff high street.
A sweetshop salesman Azhar Abbas said,'On june 18 we had a good bussiness due to victory of Pakistan cricket team, and more rush at the sweetmeat shops is expected to increase during Eid holidays'.
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Local sources say that police found open sachets of pesticide at sweetshop, and laboratory tests are underway to determine how the Laddoos, a popular ball-shaped sweet made of flour, minced dough and sugar, became contaminated.
Hayat reportedly brought sweets from a nearby sweetshop located at Chowk 111 to celebrate the birth of his grandson.
The incident took place when Umar Hayat, a resident of Chak-105 TDA, brought sweets from a nearby sweetshop located at Chowk-111 on the birth of his grandson.
However, the fact is that though GI tag is a step forward in the right direction, lot more need to be done to protect the families whose livelihoods depend on the product," said Nayan Moyra, a sweetshop owner.
The Vulcan was one of the highpoints of British engineering and Guy Martin, left, was like a kid in a sweetshop as he watched the preparation of this iconic aircraft for its farewell flight.
Joanne said: "I'm a bit like a child in a sweetshop.