(to be) in seventh heaven

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - in seventh heaven

"(to be) in seventh heaven"

to be extremely happy;

to be in a state of bliss


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - in seventh heaven

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: Paulette looks really happy. What happened?

Colleague 2: She just got the transfer she has been praying for. The military transferred her fiancé to Hawaii and Paulette desperately wanted to join him there.

Colleague 1: Joining her fiancé and working in Hawaii? No wonder Paulette is in seventh heaven.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - in seventh heaven

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: Glen seems to be in 7th heaven.

Friend 2: He just found out that after having had four girls in a row, his wife is going to give him a son.

Friend 1: No wonder Glen is so very happy. He has always wanted a son.

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(to be) in seventh heaven - Gerund Form:

Being in seventh heaven after winning the lottery, the couple celebrated.

(to be) in seventh heaven - Examples:

1)  ... all my children together for the first time in several years, I was in seventh heaven.

2)  ... favorite music and dance with your baby in your arms. She'll be in seventh heaven after all, she'll be enjoying three of her favorite things in ...

3)  ... five months when those long, plunging mountain runs are open, we're in seventh heaven. There is nothing in our lives that nourishes us so much as skiing.

4)  ... but fans will be in seventh heaven to see the story of Bella and her Edward finally reach its conclusion.

5)  ... a rare or out of print art of music book, you'll be in seventh heaven at Doonlon Books.

6)  ... may come to realise it's wonderful, makes you feel like you're in seventh heaven.

7)  ... that really make a place special. I love candlelight so personally I was in seventh heaven!! Gorgeous food both at dinner and breakfast. All beautifully done.

8)  ... on with the cooked breakfast, Mike, my husband, thinks he is in seventh heaven, he usually gets a bowl of fruit.

9)  My two little doggie-friends are in seventh heaven with all this water around.

10)  Two weary little travellers -- in seventh heaven after our day exploring some of the delights which Nagaski had to offer.

11)  ... feeling pleased staring at the blip on the monochrome screen. I was in seventh heaven when I printed out my name in bold italics!

12)  I kept on begging my mother and she reluctantly agreed. I was in seventh heaven as I went to school with the signed letter. I was looking forward to the school outing.

13)  He lit up. We went on. I was in seventh heaven during the two year sequence. It was reflected glory like none other.

14)  Thrilled. On cloud nine. Ecstatic. In seventh heaven. Delighted. Elated. Euphoric. Hmmm... none of these seem to ...

15)  ... rows over nothing, just like the newly weds who are supposed to be in 7th heaven but end up arguing over the silliest things because they have never shared a ...

16)  His 4 goal performance and the nature of the goals had Arsenal fans in 7th heaven

17)  ... the entire place singing along and rocking with reckless abandon -- the crowd was in 7th heaven, even if U Roy declined to come back for an encore.

18)  ... but once you bite into these delicious smoked scallops you'll be in 7th heaven.

19)  After I was given my first camera I was in seventh heaven.

20)  Since they got married, they've been in seventh heaven.