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 idioms relating to HAPPINESS - SADNESS

idioms relating to HAPPINESS - SADNESS

Date: Sep 23 2007

Topic: Idioms and Slang

Author: hoda61


 On cloud nine  A person who is on cloud nine is very happy because
  something wonderful has happened.
  "When the boss announced my promotion, I was on cloud nine!"
 Like a dog with two tails   If somebody is like a dog with two tails, they are extremely happy.
 "When Paul won the first prize, he was like a dog with two tails."
 Grin from ear to ear  If somebody is grinning from ear to ear, they look very satisfied and happy.
 "When we saw Paul grinning from ear to ear, we knew he had passed the exam."
 Happy-go-lucky  If you are a happy-go-lucky person, you are cheerful and carefree all the time.
 "He's a happy-go-lucky sort of guy - always in good humour."  
 Your heart sinks  If your heart sinks, you feel very unhappy and despondent
 "My heart sank when I saw the amount of work waiting for me."
 A lump in your throat  If you have a lump in your throat, you have a tight feeling in your throat
  because of a strong emotion such as sadness or gratitude.
  "The speech was so touching that I had a lump in my throat."
 Music to your ears  To say that something is music to your ears, means that the
  information you receive makes you feel very happy.
 Never looked back  If you say that you have never looked back, you mean that after an event which
  changed your life for the better, you continue to be happy with the situation.
  "Since the day she decided to work from home, she has never looked back."
 Over the moon  If you are over the moon, you are absolutely delighted.
  "We were all over the moon when we heard the good news."
 Go overboard  To go overboard means to be too excited or enthusiastic about something.
 Paint the town red    If you paint the town red, you go out and enjoy a lively evening in bars,
  night-clubs, etc.
  "To celebrate the victory, the team's supporters painted the town red."
 In stitches  When people are in stitches, they are laughing a lot.
  "The story was so funny, everyone was in stitches."
 Thrilled to bits  If someone is thrilled to bits, they are extremely pleased about something.
  "Julie was thrilled to bits when her project was selected."
 Tickled pink.  If you say you are tickled pink, you are very pleased about something.
 Time of your life  If you have the time of your life, you enjoy yourself very much.
  "The kids had the time of their lives at Disneyland."


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i was over the moon after gettin this information…mad props dear fren!!!

07:39 AM Apr 29 2008 |



 1.Last night, together with my friends we paint the town red.

2. Being single and contented i can say that i have a time of my life.

3.When i became true Christian i decided to never look back on my old me again.

4. Upon hearing the news this morning i feel happy and its like a music to my ears. 

09:36 AM Mar 31 2008 |






12:48 PM Jan 12 2008 |



many send te words but waht you sent its realy useful in daily life ..i can say megneficent   thanks

07:51 AM Jan 12 2008 |





happy by ur answer

06:11 PM Sep 29 2007 |

ganesh verma


Thanx for this excellent lesson.

This is simply the best!

01:20 PM Sep 28 2007 |





thx for answering


03:30 PM Sep 26 2007 |





smart baby

thx for readingWink

08:16 PM Sep 23 2007 |

smart baby

smart baby

United Arab Emirates

Thanks alot for this lesson

07:45 PM Sep 23 2007 |



thanks fir this useful informations

07:23 PM Sep 23 2007 |

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