To jump for joy 欢呼雀跃

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Image caption Three girls jump in the Ohrid Lake in Macedonia at sunset during a recent heatwave. Photo by Robert Atanasovski.


如果形容某人 to jump for joy 意思就是他們非常高興,興高采烈,歡呼雀躍。


Helen jumped for joy when her boyfriend asked her to marry him.

John jumped for joy when he discovered he had won the lottery!

The students were jumping for joy when they saw their exam results.


另一個短語 to jump the gun 意思是行動過早,操之過急。

Example: We don't want to jump the gun by announcing who's passed the exam until all the results are in.