jump for joy

idiom

: to jump up and down because one is very happy

Examples of jump for joy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And any kid that sat front-and-center at Barbie or The Little Mermaid this year will jump for joy over the deals on dolls. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2023 When their passionate, albeit rough-around-the-edges audition earns the band — already unified under the name One Direction — a pass into the next round, Styles, Payne, Tomlinson, Malik and Horan tearfully jump for joy and exchange several group hugs. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 30 Aug. 2023 Watch the video to see a six-year-old foster kid jump for joy on hearing he's been adopted. USA TODAY, 24 July 2023 For that, a triple jump for joy is more than enough. Elliott reported remotely from Los Angeles. Helene Elliott, Los Angeles Times, 9 Jan. 2022 Want a gift that will literally make her jump for joy? Emily Shiffer, Women's Health, 25 Jan. 2023 DraftKings is offering a pair of bonus offers that are sure to make bettors jump for joy. al, 20 Oct. 2022 This sweet treat will make loved ones jump for joy. Elizabeth Berry, Woman's Day, 26 July 2022 Republicans shouldn’t vote in ways that make Democrats jump for joy. Karl Rove, WSJ, 15 June 2022 See More

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“Jump for joy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jump%20for%20joy. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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