Here are some idioms that bring a smile to our faces at TLCS!
A joy to behold – a thing, event or experience that creates a profound sense of joy or elation
The stunning tulip fields in Holland are truly a joy to behold.
Be in a transport of delight – to be feeling very strong emotions of happiness
Megan has been in a transport of delight ever since she got engaged!
Full of the joys of spring – to be very happy
Bettany was full of the joys of spring when she found out that she had scored full marks for her test.
Grin like a Cheshire cat – to smile broadly
Edward was grinning like a Cheshire cat when his mother praised him.
Happy camper – a satisfied, contented person
Give him some snacks and a good movie to watch and he is a happy camper.
Like a dog with two tails – to be very happy and excited
Eliana had been like a dog with two tails ever since she found out that her artwork had been selected by the panellists.
Music to your ears – something that is pleasing to hear
When they heard that their son and daughter-in-law were going to have a baby, it was music to their ears.
Walking on air – feeling very happy
Ming Jie was walking on air when he was awarded the scholarship.
Warm the cockles of my heart – to make someone feel good
It warms the cockles of my heart to hear your kind compliments.
With bells on – to indicate one’s enthusiasm
I will be there at your party with bells on!