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In this lesson we’ll see some phrases that you can use to express happiness.
Robin: You look quite happy today. Have you won a prize or something?
Huey: No. I’m actually going to my hometown for the summer holidays this year.
Robin: Really? That’s great news.
Huey: It is indeed. I’ll be seeing my family after 3 long years. You can't even imagine how thrilled I am. I miss my family so much!
Robin: When are you leaving?
Huey: Tomorrow. The flight takes off at 6pm.
Robin: Have a nice trip, Huey!
Fazel: Hey Avira. I heard you’re buying a new car. Is that right?
Avira: Yes. I’m finally buying my first new car!
Fazel: So, which one will it be?
Avira: I’m still not sure. I am so excited about it, I’ve test driven almost every car that fits my budget.
Fazel: Really? Wow. You’re really enjoying this, aren’t you?
Avira: Obviously! After all, it’s the first car that I’ll be buying with my own hard-earned money.
Fazel: You have all the rights to feel this way. It’s a big thing. Congratulations!
Avira: Thank you!
Robin: Hey dude. Are you going somewhere?
Fazel: Yeah. Do you remember I was talking to you about a play?
Robin: The play which you wanted to see, but couldn't afford the tickets?
Fazel: Correct! You know what? I won a free ticket for tonight!
Robin: What are you saying, man? How did you win it?
Fazel: I was zapping last night and there was this TV game show on. They asked a question and the prize was a surprise. I texted them the answer and as it was correct, I won the ticket!
Robin: That’s terrific! You’re such a lucky guy.
Avira: Someone looks very happy today!
Huey: Oh, I am jumping for joy! I finally got the promotion I was long waiting for.
Avira: You mean you’re the general manager now?
Huey: Right on the spot! I’m the new general manager and I’ll be based in Geneva.
Avira: That’s wonderful news! We’ll finally be able to settle down!
Huey: Yup. And on top of that, they’ll be providing me with living accommodation.
Avira: I couldn't have asked for more Huey. I’m so happy for you!
Huey: This calls for a celebration! Get your coat honey, we’re going out!