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over the moon Informal

Meaning: If you're over the moon about something, you're extremely happy and excited about it.

For example:

  • Harry just found out that his book is going to be published, and he's over the moon about it.

  • When we won the final match, we were so over the moon about it that we couldn't stop running around and hugging each other.

Quick Quiz:

Everyone was over the moon after we
  1. lost our bags at the airport
  2. got sick from drinking bad water
  3. found out we'd passed our exams

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