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jump for joy

Meaning: You can say someone "jumped for joy" if they were very happy about something.

For example:

  • As soon as we heard that the Free Democracy Party had won the election, we were all jumping for joy.

  • When she heard her name, Louise jumped for joy. She had never won a raffle prize before.

Quick Quiz:

The crowd was jumping for joy after
  1. it started to rain
  2. a player broke his toe
  3. Ronaldo scored a goal

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