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To pronounce /d/, we have our mouth slighly open; we put our tongue behind our top teeth and then move it to release a small puff of air. We make the exact same movement to make the /t/ sound. The difference is that with /d/ we use our voice (vocal cords are vibrating) and with /t/ we do not.
To be on 'cloud nine' means you are extremely happy or blissful.
Example: For a few days after I heard I'd got the job, I was on cloud nine.
Did you know...? This idiom originates in the fact that weather experts classify cloud nine as a particular type of cloud that is white and fluffy and very high up in the sky. To be up high in the sky is likened to paradise or being happy.
Idiom with similar meaning: To be 'over the moon'