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Idioms

over the moon

This page is about the idiom 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

a. lost our bags at the airport

b. got sick from drinking bad water

c. found out we'd passed our exams

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Contributor: Matt Errey