Idiom:  jump for joy

Meaning 

Idiom:  jump for joy

  • to be very excited and happy about something


Example sentences

  • When the number of my YouTube subscribers grew to 1,000 people I was jumping for joy.
  • We jumped for joy when we learned our parents were getting a puppy.
  • We weren't exactly jumping for joy when our son quit his six-figure job to open a coffee shop because he still has $80,000 in student loan debt.
  • Everyone jumped for joy when the rescuers pulled the toddler out of the well she'd fallen into 22 feet below the ground.
  • My parents jumped for joy when they discovered I was pregnant with twins.
  • Millions of people jumped for joy when Barack Obama was elected president of the United States.
  • My kids jumped for joy when they found out school was closed today because of snow.
  • I wanted to jump for joy when my boss finally told my co-worker to be quiet but I had to contain my excitement.

Synonyms

  • be in seventh heaven
  • be over the moon about something

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