Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

over the moon

over the moon
Meaning(s)
1) be very happy or excited about something
  • How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
    • over the moon about something positive happening
  • Analysis
    To be ’over the moon’ is an informal idiom meaning to be very happy or ecstatic about something. This is a popular idiom used in social and professional contexts.
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. Paul's favourite team won the big match last night. He was over the moon!
    2. I can't say that I'm exactly over the moon about Jennifer marrying someone like John, but if she's happy then that's all that matters.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. The shop made a profit last month for the first time. I'm over the moon at how the business is developing!
    2. We are all over the moon after finding out we signed two more contracts this week.
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