One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Be very angry, upset, or excited.‘there are people jumping up and down because at this stage they do not understand all the pros and cons’
very excited, jumping up and down, on fire, delirious, in a frenzy, franticView synonyms
- ‘They've been jumping up and down about it for a year now, in fact, over a year now.’
- ‘I'm jumping up and down with excitement about coming out to celebrate with you tomorrow night!’
- ‘Meanwhile the Owen injury has got everyone jumping up and down for Chris Sutton's inclusion in the next England squad.’
- ‘For me, this is a record that record labels would have been jumping up and down to get their hands on.’
- ‘Before you all start jumping up and down at that last question, read on.’
- ‘For these reasons, you'd expect liberals to be jumping up and down with joy.’
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