Saying somebody's happy

There are many phrases in English that we can use to say that somebody is enjoying a situation or is happy as a result of something that just happened. Here are ten of them.

10 expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing: 
  1. She's absolutely delighted.
  2. He's over the moon.
  3. I'm (dead) chuffed.
  4. He couldn't be happier.
  5. We're very pleased.
  6. She's on cloud nine.
  7. I'm having a whale of a time.
  8. He's loving every moment of it.
  9. She's having the time of her life.
  10. We're (most) satisfied.
How To Use These Phrases In Your English: 
  1. Phrases 1, 2 and 3 are saying that somebody is extremely happy about something that has happened.
  2. Phrase 3 is very informal / colloquial and phrase 2 is a litle more informal than phrase 1.
  3. Phrase 5 is less strong than the first 4 phrases.
  4. Phrase 6 is saying that somebody is so happy that it is like being in heaven.
  5. Phrases 7, 8 and 9 are saying that somebody is really enjoying an event or situation. It is usuaully used for describing enjoyment during an extended situation.
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