Translation of glad in Spanish:
- 1.1 (happy, pleased) (predicative) to be glad (
aboutsomething)oh good, I'm so gladalegrarse dealgoto be glad (¡qué bien! ¡cuánto me alegro! that)I'm glad you like italegrarse de quefollowed by subjunctiveI'm glad you've told meme alegro de que te gusteto be glad to +me alegro de que me lo hayas dicho infinitiveI'm so glad to meet youwould you give me a hand? — glad toencantado de conocerla/conocerlomucho gustoI'm only too glad to help¿me daría una mano? — con mucho gustoyou'll be glad to hear that …es un placer poder ser útil1.2 (grateful) (predicative) to be gladte alegrará saber que … ofsomething (British English) I'd be very glad of your helpI was glad of his adviceagradecería mucho tu ayudaagradecí que me hubiera aconsejadoExample sentences1.3 (showing happiness) (before noun)
(smile/expression)de alegría or felicidadExample sentences
- The two intrepid cyclists would be very glad of sponsorship.
- There's a snowball fight in the street out front, and I'm very glad of my flasks of soup.
- He gathered his cloak about him and settled himself on the sheepskin that padded the saddle, and was very glad of that, too.
Example sentences1.4 (causing happiness) [literary] (before noun) glad tidings [archaic or hum]
- Working with such great folks, from our authors to the other editors to all the readers, is a true pleasure and I'm glad to have been given the opportunity.
- He was glad to hear complains about the perfect Sabina.
- I am so glad people are finding pleasure from what I have accomplished.
buenas nuevas (feminine plural) [literary]
- But when he returned to his room to give his other half the glad tidings, the housekeeper, who was listening to the story, interrupted to tell them that she knew of plenty of empty rooms.
- In other news, I went back to work for a few hours, sharing the glad tidings with my coworkers in such detail that one of my students asked me if someone had had a baby.
- About mid-morning the London agent handling the new flat woke up and gave us the glad tidings that the rental will be available from tomorrow afternoon.
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