One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be lively and cheerful.
cheerful, happy, jolly, merry, bright, sunny, joyous, light-hearted, in good spirits, in high spirits, sparkling, bubbly, effervescent, exuberant, ebullient, cock-a-hoop, breezy, airy, cheery, sprightly, jaunty, smiling, grinning, beaming, laughing, mirthful, radiantView synonyms
- ‘We know that those members over there are not full of the joys of spring, at all.’
- ‘Well, yes, I tried, but here I was, a few days short of 75, tumbling riotously out of the Joyce Theater and full of the joys of spring and dance.’
- ‘Yes, rosemary can help you feel mentally and physically on top of the world - full of the joys of spring, in fact.’
- ‘The handsome chap in the top photo is me first thing on Christmas Day, wide awake and full of the joys of spring.’
- ‘No doubt others will pitch in tomorrow, but the Indy, which has the exclusive on this, is full of the joys of spring.’
- ‘There have been days when I've jumped out of bed full of the joys of spring, opened the mail and felt like crawling back under the duvet.’
- ‘He seems full of the joys of spring for some reason.’
- ‘So sign up today and be full of the joys of spring.’
- ‘Personally, I'm generally full of the joys of spring, even in the depths of winter.’
- ‘I've realised that when I do this, I wake up full of the joys of spring, even when it's midsummer.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.