Idiom of the Day. "Walk on Air"

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 Walk on Air

Synonyms: float on air, be on cloud nine, be in seventh heaven, etc.

Have you ever felt like you were "walking on air"? This whimsical idiom captures the exhilarating sensation of extreme happiness or euphoria. To "walk on air" means to feel elated, light-hearted, or overjoyed, as if one is floating effortlessly above the ground.

Examples in sentences:

  1. Imagine winning a scholarship you've been dreaming of for years. You'd feel like you were walking on air!
  2. When Sarah received the job offer she'd been hoping for, she couldn't stop smiling. She felt like she was walking on air.
  3. After months of hard work, John's art was finally exhibited in a prestigious gallery. He was walking on air for weeks afterward.

Even in the face of setbacks, finding moments to feel like you're "walking on air" can make life's challenges more manageable. So, let's strive to create those moments of joy and celebrate them when they come!

April, 2024

Posted by Oxford Language Club

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