In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(grin/look) de alegríahis delighted parents — sus contentísimos padres
- to be delighted
- I'm delighted (that) you can come — me alegra mucho que puedas venir
- I told him the news and he was delighted — le di la noticia y se alegró muchísimo
- to be delighted at sth
- we were delighted at his success/the news — su éxito/la noticia nos causó una enorme alegría / nos llenó de alegría
- to be delighted with sth/sb — estar encantado con algo/algn
- he was delighted with the toy/his teacher — estaba encantado con el juguete/su profesor
- to be delighted to + inf
- I am delighted to hear it — no sabes cuánto / cómo me alegro
- we'll be delighted to accept your invitation — aceptamos encantados / con mucho gusto su invitación
- I'd be delighted to help — yo ayudaría encantado / con mucho gusto
- will you come? — (I should be) delighted (to) — ¿vendrá? — con mucho gusto
- delighted to meet you — encantado de conocerlo
- We are both delighted to be playing our football in England and it has happened because of hard work.
- But then there were tiny footprints, and then a delighted squeal.
- When she sees him, her eyes widen, and she smiles a delighted grin.
- He looked at her in a kind of delighted amusement, while she reddened even more.
- The woman was looking at her with a sarcastic yet delighted grin.
- The delighted new father cuddling his tiny baby cannot help but catch your attention.
- The baby was born in a matter of minutes and I gave her straight to her delighted mum.
- Some clearly delighted that the one-month ordeal holed up in the compound was over.
- The wheels gently bumped the ground, bringing a delighted smile to her lips.
- Instead of being rewarded with a delighted smile, there was an awkward, bitter smirk.
- The result is a delighted audience, hanging on to find out how the quest ends.
- I held it up so she could see and she let out a delighted squeal.
- He was not at the count as he was unable to take a day off work but delighted supporters phoned to let him know the result.
- ‘He got down on one knee and popped the question,’ says an obviously delighted Linda.
- She added a wry smile as three slightly confused expressions dissolved quickly into delighted laughter.
- Yes, I'm absolutely delighted, for all the wrong reasons.
- It was a source of delighted surprise to his friends to discover his expert knowledge of food and wines.
- He is patently delighted that his story is to be made into a film, any kind of film.
- I even wrote an essay about the joys of dentistry which was presented to my delighted dentist.
- Ben smiled a delighted smile, took a deep breath and began to sing.
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