From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpleasedpleased /pliːzd/ ●●●S2W3 adjective1HAPPYSATISFIEDhappy or satisfiedYour dad will be so pleased.pleased by somethingShe seemed pleased by the compliment.pleased about somethingI could tell they were pleased about the news.pleased with somethingGwinn was pleased with the results.pleased for somebodyThat’s wonderful! I’m really pleased for you.pleased (that)Her mother was pleased that she chose a college close to home.pleased to hear/see/report etcI’m pleased to tell you that you’ve got the job.► see thesaurus at happy, satisfied2 →(I’m) pleased to meet you3 →pleased to help/assist4 →pleased with yourself
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pleased• "That was quite a performance, " he said, looking pleased.• His parents were very pleased about his award.• Laurie was pleased that her daughterdecided to go to college.• You'll be pleased to hear that your application has been accepted.• She rang James Morris as soon as she was in, pleased to locate him in his office.• Mr. Heathcoat-Amory I am pleased to say that the Sizewell Bproject is progressing on time and to cost.• I was very, very pleased to see him.• He appeared genuinely pleased to see his reception-class teacher!• Therefore, I am pleased to support this plea.• I was so pleased when they said they'd be able to stay another week.• Were you pleased when you saw the results?• We're all quite pleased with Amada's progress.• Tom's teacher was pleased with his progress.• "How's your new car?" "It's great - I'm really pleased with it."• He was particularly pleased with the 25 percentsuccessrate of the initialsessions at Coalport, which started in November.• They were pleased with the results and reported an increase in their socialactivities.• Whilst still a comparatively new system of management those who practised it were very pleased with the results.pleased with something• Republicanleaders were pleased with the news.