这名男子多年来一直暗恋一名女友，让我们看看什么能让他over the moon:
例句-1：You can imagine how nervous I was when I finally told her how I felt. I didn't know what to expect. She could have gotten angry or acted like I was joking or even felt sorry for me. But, when she said she felt the same way, I was just over the moon.
Over the moon这个习惯用语来源于一个古老的童谣。
童谣： Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle/The cow jumped over the moon./The little dog laughed to see such fun/ And the dish ran away with the spoon.
这个童谣本身并没有什么具体意思，但是童谣里的over the moon却被作为习惯用语，一直沿用至今。在下面这个例子中，一名老人回忆他第一次被提升的时候说，
例句-2：It was two weeks after I married your mother. We were living in a tiny apartment and we had no idea how we were going to afford a family. So when I heard I was being promoted to sales manager, I was just over the moon.
这让我想起自己当年申请来美国留学，又考托福，又考GRE，还要申请奖学金，最后得到入学通知和奖学金时，恐怕也只有over the moon 才能形容了。最让人高兴的事情，往往是付出努力最多，最终有所收获的事情。