- alegrarse mucho, regocijarse [literary/literario] she rejoiced at the news la noticia la llenó de alegría, se alegró mucho con la noticiato rejoice to +
infinitive/infinitivowe rejoiced to see her alive nos alegramos inmensamente de verla con vida to rejoice that[literary/literario], alegrarse de que(followed by subjunctive/seguido por subjuntivo)
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- Blunsdon may be rejoicing at the recent decision to build a bypass for the village but compulsory purchase orders for the land required could threaten a number of businesses.
- Can he really believe that this depiction of extreme violence, with Roman torturers rejoicing at what they do, will somehow make the world a better place?
- Not everyone was rejoicing at Thompson's appointment, however.
- At the latter, another Scottish desk sergeant told me the head of the Scottish Flying Squad, who rejoiced in the name of Fletcher Catchpole, was celebrating his ‘collar’ in the next-door pub.
- Yes, she grew up in Kikbirnie, heartland of the Ayrshire steelworks, where her school chums rejoiced in names like Lenin McKay and Joseph Stalin McGregor.
- The client is an extremely rich businessman with a ‘Russian’ accent rejoicing in the name of PG Wodehouse.
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