on cloud nine

Meaning(s)

1. extremely happy

Popularity

Medium

Professional

Medium

Social

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I'm not just happy, I'm on cloud nine!

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The idiom to be on cloud nine means to be extremely ecstatic or happy. This is a widely used idiom in social and professional contexts.

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  1. Adam has been on cloud nine ever since Rachel agreed to marry him.
  2. I was on cloud nine when I found out my results were clear. 

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  1. When I heard that I had got the job I wasn't just happy, I was on cloud nine! It was a dream come true.
  2. Sarah has been floating on cloud nine since we won that lucrative contract, but she needs to come back to reality and quickly refocus because now the hard work starts.

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