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Definition of 'pleased'

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We are so pleased to hear mummy and son are both doing well as well as daddy. The Sun (2013)We are very pleased and happy to have him on board. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We are so pleased so many people asked for help. The Sun (2012) People are pleased they can do something useful with them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Just a little bit too pleased with themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2014) People are so pleased to see foreigners and they love to help you to buy fish or meat. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He wasn't best pleased when he heard. The Sun (2008)Often people are so pleased to have clear skin that they forget one crucial thing: colour. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I will be extremely pleased and happy with it. The Sun (2012)I was so pleased and happy afterwards. The Sun (2012)I am so pleased so many people will benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A lot of people are pleased it has. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She looks radiant and I am so pleased to hear that she has now married. The Sun (2010)I was less pleased to hear from an insider in the motor trade on what he says is the way the business works. The Sun (2010)He sounded really pleased to hear from me and I was looking forward to seeing him again. The Sun (2006)I am so pleased and happy they've given me this chance. The Sun (2009)I'm just so excited and so pleased and so happy. The Sun (2012)Think of anything valuable, anything you're pleased and happy to have. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As for Emmy, she was very happy and pleased. William Thackeray Vanity Fair (1837)But she added: 'I am very pleased people realise the irony of him presenting himself as a victim. The Sun (2014)For example, it's as if when we smile our brain is given a message that we must be pleased or happy. Munro, Bill Dr. & Munro, Frances Beat Stress (1992)I'm in a good frame of mind, very happy and pleased with where my game is at and the direction it is going. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

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Translations for 'pleased'

British English: pleased /pliːzd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are pleased, you are happy about something or satisfied with it.
I think he's going to be pleased that we identified the real problems.
  • American English: pleased
  • Arabic: مَسْرور
  • Brazilian Portuguese: satisfeito
  • Chinese: 高兴的
  • Croatian: zadovoljan
  • Czech: spokojený
  • Danish: tilfreds
  • Dutch: tevreden
  • European Spanish: contento
  • Finnish: mielissään
  • French: content
  • German: erfreut
  • Greek: ικανοποιημένος
  • Italian: lieto
  • Japanese: 嬉しい
  • Korean: 기뻐하는
  • Norwegian: fornøyd
  • Polish: zadowolony
  • European Portuguese: satisfeito
  • Romanian: mulțumit
  • Russian: довольный
  • Spanish: contento
  • Swedish: nöjd
  • Thai: พอใจ
  • Turkish: memnun
  • Ukrainian: задоволений
  • Vietnamese: hài lòng

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