(one's) heart leaps

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(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.
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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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I SENSE your heart leapt when you found your ex-girlfriend was free and single once again.
When you saw them sober and clean in their neatly pressed England shirts, your heart leapt for a moment - and you thought there may be some hope.
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