walk on air


walk on air
   When you are happy or excited because of a pleasant event that makes you feel as if you were floating, you are walking on air.
   

Sophie has been walking on air since her painting won first prize.


English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • walk on air — {v. phr.}, {informal} To feel happy and excited. * /Sue has been walking on air since she won the prize./ * /His father s compliment left Jed walking on air./ Compare: ON CLOUD NINE, ON TOP OF THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • walk on air — {v. phr.}, {informal} To feel happy and excited. * /Sue has been walking on air since she won the prize./ * /His father s compliment left Jed walking on air./ Compare: ON CLOUD NINE, ON TOP OF THE WORLD …   Dictionary of American idioms

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