In today’s “English Idioms for Newcomers“, let’s take a look at this expression: “over the moon”.
What does “over the moon” mean?
This idiom is used todescribe one’s mood:
- very pleased
- extremely happy
- in high spirits
How to use it?
- Add “about” or “with”: be over the moon about/with something
- Her daughter just gave birth to a healthy baby girl. She is over the moon about the good news.
- The child is over the moon with his new toy.
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