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    Cool touching sky

    When you are the one in something, you touch the sky or touch sky?

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    Cool Re: touching sky

    Any help, please

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    Re: touching sky

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    When you are the one in something
    I can't answer because I'm not sure what this means.

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    Cool Re: touching sky

    Quote Originally Posted by bertietheblue View Post
    I can't answer because I'm not sure what this means.
    When you are successful at a high level you think you are in heaven. I've found there is an expression which is "touching the sky" in this sense of being gloriously happy, as among gods. But I have a doubt whith this "the".

    Is there another way to express that?

    Hope this helps
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    Re: touching sky

    Quote Originally Posted by Bushwhacker View Post
    When you are successful in a high level you think you are in heaven. I've found there is an expression which is "touching the sky" in this sense of being gloriously happy, as among gods. But I have a doubt whith this "the".

    I've never heard of this idiom. I've heard of 'on cloud nine' to mean the same but wouldn't use it except in informal speech since it's a cliche.

    There are many other idioms that mean extremely happy, eg 'as happy as a lark', 'over the moon', but I'd take care using them in a piece of writing as many are cliches.

    Hope this helps

    Hope this helps!

    Bertie

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    Re: touching sky

    It shows up in a few songs, but it definitely needs the article: touch THE sky.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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