Idiom – Walk On Air

English Idiom – Walking on air.

Meaning – Extremely happy or excited. If someone is walking on air they are feeling elated. The idiom walking on air might be used after somebody has received some good news.

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When could you use this idiom?

  • You’ve just won the lottery.
  • You passed an important exam.
  • A friend has given you some amazing news.
  • Your football team has won the cup!


  • “Tom was walking on air after his boyfriend finally proposed to him!”

In The News:

Joseph O’Brien walking on air after success of Latrobe in Irish Derby


  • Is there an idiom like this in your country?

What is an idiom?

An idiom is a word or phrase that is not taken literally.  An idiom is an expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of its individual words, but has a separate meaning of its own.

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