Their hearts leap - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
(one's) heart leaps (redirected from their hearts leap)
(one's) heart leaps
One feels a flutter in one's chest or stomach from happiness or excitement. I swear, my heart leaped the first time I saw my wife. My heart leaps every time I think of moving to Ireland next month.
your heart ˈleaps used to say that you have a sudden feeling of happiness or excitement: Her heart leapt when she heard a knock on the door, thinking it might be him. OPPOSITE: your heart sinks
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Most anyone who saw the Chandrayaan I rocket blast off toward the moon from Andhra Pradesh and the children cheering on the trucks as they crossed the Line of Control will have felt their hearts leap