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    Vocabulary: joy and happiness


    In these first days of the New Year, and after living such terrible months in the whole world, it may be useful and necessary to revise the vocabulary of JOY and HAPPINESS, so as not to miss the opportunity to share these feelings and to keep a positive state of mind.   



     To be thrilled  


     To be joyfull       



        Delight=> to be delighted                   

     To be happy/ happiness                                    delight 
     Joy/ joyful/ joyous  joyously/ joyfully                
     To jump for joy 




     Glad/ pleased  delighted 



     Pleased to see you/ pleased seeing you...

     To delight sb  To rejoice over something            
     Rejoicings  Pleasure/ enjoyment 

     To take pleasure in sg/ 

     To take pleasure in doing stg                  

     To take delight in/

     To delight in

     To please sb

     Pleased with/

     Satisfied with 




     To enjoy stg/ enjoy doing stg  to enjoy oneself 

     To have a good time 

     To have fun 

     enjoyable/ pleasant    
     Cheerful/ cheerfully/ cheerfulness 



     To be lively/ buoyant/ high-spirited                       light-hearted
     Jolly/ jolliness good-humoured                                  
     Carefree/ happy-go-lucky chirpy/ perky




    -  to be in high spirits/ to be full of beans

    - to be as pleased as Punch

    - To keep one's spirits up

    - Keep your chin up! 

    - To cheer up=> Cheer up!

    - to cheer sb up

    - To take heart

    - To be in good heart/ To be in good spirits


    I hope this "optimism" will be contagious too...

    Now look at the test with confidence... and thanks for working with me!  


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