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Definition of 'glad'

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Example sentences containing 'glad'

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Some will be glad to see him gone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said he was glad he'd seen me again and asked me out for a drink. The Sun (2016)I am glad to see him get his two goals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am glad to say those results were also good. The Sun (2016)I'm glad people are excited to see him back. The Sun (2016)Let's just say I was glad a pool was nearby. The Sun (2016)A friend will be glad of your help, so don't fret about what to say. The Sun (2017)If we can promote harmony between nations we are glad to help out. The Sun (2015)The local people are always glad to see us. The Sun (2010)The people will be so glad when they see you! Frances Hodgson Burnett Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886)This time he seemed really glad to see me. The Sun (2014)We who stand on the touchline are glad you are happy. Hebblethwaite, Peter Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)We are very happy and glad for him. The Sun (2011)Many people were glad to see the back of these mourning rituals. Carpenter, Anne & Johnson, Geoffrey Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)While parents are glad of the help they must be careful that they are not left out of pocket. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Her mother had been glad to see her and they had got the baking and washing all out of the way. Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden (1911)Nurses and a doctor also seem to be glad to take a moment off from the medical atmosphere of the wards. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was glad to see anybody. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Others will be glad to help. The Sun (2015)They seemed so glad to see us that they did not mind that we had just blown their chicken house to smithereens. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)The literature of the Chinese diaspora is all by people glad to get out. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That year people were glad to see inflation at zero not because it had come down but because it was instead going up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If you must be awake, seem to be glad he came home early. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I am glad and happy for him. The Sun (2015)I'm glad to say their son did survive. Davey, Ray Rev. & Cole, John A Channel of Peace (1993)I'm glad to say that on the night that we were there the right guy won. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)And he says he is GLAD they are no longer in the top flight. The Sun (2015)I'm so so glad and happy darling. Ziegler, Philip King Edward VIII - The Official Biography (1990)He said: 'All the players and staff are extremely glad. The Sun (2016)It wasn’t my poetry anyhow, I am glad to say. E. Nesbit The Treasure Seekers (1899)

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British English: glad /ɡlæd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are glad about something, you are happy and pleased about it.
I'm glad you like the present.
  • American English: glad
  • Arabic: سَعِيد
  • Brazilian Portuguese: contente
  • Chinese: 高兴的
  • Croatian: zadovoljan
  • Czech: rád
  • Danish: glad
  • Dutch: blij
  • European Spanish: contento
  • Finnish: iloinen
  • French: content
  • German: froh
  • Greek: χαρούμενος
  • Italian: felice
  • Japanese: 嬉しい
  • Korean: 기쁜
  • Norwegian: glad
  • Polish: zadowolony
  • European Portuguese: contente
  • Romanian: bucuros
  • Russian: довольный
  • Spanish: contento
  • Swedish: glad
  • Thai: ดีใจ
  • Turkish: memnun
  • Ukrainian: радий
  • Vietnamese: vui mừng

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