tickled pink

tickled pink
   If you are very pleased about something, you are tickled pink.
   If something tickles you pink, it amuses you.
  (Dorking School Dictionary)
   If you are tickled pink, you are very pleased about something.

My dad was tickled pink when he was asked to announce the winner.

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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