[IELTS SPEAKING] 10 Useful Idioms about Happiness And Anger

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    Idioms And Expression About Happiness:

    1. On cloud nine:
    extremely happy and satisfy.
    eg: When I got my result of the exam, I was on cloud nine and can’t wait to tell my parent about this.

    2. Like a dog with two tails: have the same meaning of on cloud nine, extremely happy
    eg: When Paul won the competition, he was like a dog with two tails.

    3. Full of the joys of spring: very happy, excited, and full of energy.
    eg: Amanda was full of the joys of spring ! Did she receive a good new ?

    4. Grin from ear to ear: If somebody grins from ear to ear, they seem like very satisfied and happy.
    eg: When we saw Jack grinning from ear to ear, we knew he had passed the exam.

    5. Jump for joy: express their happiness and satisfaction through excited movements and gestures.
    eg: The player jumped for joy when he scored the winning goal.

    Idiom and expression about Anger

    1. To be steamed up: feel annoyed.
    eg: When I failed to get this job, my father was very steamed up about it.

    2. To get hot under the collar: feel irritated.
    eg: Because I told him that I couldn’t bring him to amusement centre, he got a bit hot under the collar this morning.

    3. To be hopping mad: Feel furious
    eg: Jack is hopping mad because his son has borrowed his car for the weekend without first asking his permission.

    4. To fly off the handle: Suddenly lose one’s temper.
    eg: I’m sorry. I shouldn’t have flown off the handle like that. Please forgive me.

    5. To throw a wobbler: Become suddenly angry with someone .
    eg: When he realised that Jane had been stealing his money, he threw a wobbler and wouldn’t stop finding her.

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