Translation of glad in Spanish:
- 1.1 (happy, pleased) (predicative/predicativo) to be glad (
aboutsth) alegrarse dealgo oh good, I'm so glad ¡qué bien! ¡cuánto me alegro! to be glad ( that) alegrarse de que(followed by subjunctive/seguido por subjuntivo) I'm glad you like it me alegro de que te guste I'm glad you've told me me alegro de que me lo hayas dichoto be glad to + infinitive/infinitivoI'm so glad to meet you encantado de conocerla/conocerlo, mucho gusto would you give me a hand? — glad to ¿me daría una mano? — con mucho gusto I'm only too glad to help es un placer poder ser útil you'll be glad to hear that … te alegrará saber que …Example sentences1.2 (grateful) (predicative/predicativo)to be glad
- 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.
ofsth (British English/inglés británico) I'd be very glad of your help agradecería mucho tu ayuda I was glad of his advice agradecí que me hubiera aconsejadoExample sentences1.3 (showing happiness) (before noun/delante del nombre) [smile/expression] de alegría or felicidad
Example sentences1.4 (causing happiness) [literary/literario] (before noun/delante del nombre) [occasion] fausto [literary/literario], feliz glad tidings [archaic or hum] buenas nuevas (feminine plural) [literary/literario]
- 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.
- 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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