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jump for joy

Definition of jump for joy in English:

Be ecstatically happy: I’m not exactly jumping for joy at the prospect
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  • She was jumping for joy because she's about to become a granny for the first time.
  • I'm afraid that whatever the headlines, there is no basis for council tax payers to be jumping for joy.
  • While some neighbouring residents were jumping for joy at the result, others voiced their anger that the application had made it so far in the planning process.
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