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be dancing in the streets

informal to be ​extremelyhappy about something that has ​happened: Not many ​people will be ​dancing in the ​streets about a two ​percentpayrise.
(Definition of be dancing in the streets from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be dancing in the streets”
in Chinese (Simplified) 欣喜若狂,大喜, 高兴得手舞足蹈…
in Chinese (Traditional) 欣喜若狂,大喜, 高興得手舞足蹈…
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