pleased

pleased
pleased
W3S2 [pli:zd] adj
1.) happy or satisfied
Your Dad will be so pleased.
She seemed pleased by the compliment.
pleased about
I could tell she was pleased about something.
pleased with
Gwinn was pleased with the results.
pleased for
That's wonderful! I'm really pleased for you.
pleased (that)
Her mother was pleased that she chose a college close to home.
pleased to hear/see/report etc
I'm pleased to tell you that you've got the job.
2.) (I'm) pleased to meet you
spoken formal used as a polite greeting when you meet someone for the first time
3.) pleased to help/assist
very willing or happy to help
If there's anything we can do, we'd be pleased to help.
4.) pleased with yourself
feeling proud or satisfied because you think you have done something clever, often in a way that annoys other people
Miranda, pleased with herself for getting it right, sat down.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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