In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1to be glad(happy, pleased)to be glad about sth — alegrarse de algo
- to be glad ( that ) — alegrarse de que
- to be glad to + inf
- oh good, I'm so glad — ¡qué bien! ¡cuánto me alegro!
- 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 dicho
- I'm so glad to meet you — encantado de conocerla/conocerlo
- 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 ...
- You'll get no more of those, you'll be glad to hear.
- I sighed, not sure if I was glad for the distraction or not.
- I'm glad to hear you say you have some qualms here.
- The thought disgusted me, but at the same time, made me glad.
- I'm glad to hear that Mark could barely see because of the ‘solid wall of backs,’ because that means there were a lot of people there.
- I am so glad people are finding pleasure from what I have accomplished.
- I am glad to hear that you are actually open to different viewpoints.
- How hard, and yet, I'm glad in a way.
- I'm glad to hear this, and hope it pans out.
- Dean told me you enjoyed the gift a lot, which makes me glad.
- He was glad to hear complains about the perfect Sabina.
- 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.
- I'm very, very glad to hear that this is a good movie.
- She is an absolute sweetheart and we're really glad to have her.
- I am very glad to hear that it won - and great prizes too!
- I'm always glad to get home, put my feet up and relax.
- All right, well, we're certainly glad to hear that, that all of this was in place.
- If he does come back I'll be so glad to see him!
- I am glad to hear from you on this important topic.
- Gentlemen, I can't tell you how glad I am to see you.
2British(grateful)to be glad of sth
- I'd be very glad of your help — agradecería mucho tu ayuda
- I was glad of his advice — agradecí que me hubiera aconsejado
- Whatever the source of the arrangement, I'm mostly glad for it.
- It seemed like such a long time to wait, but I was very glad of the time for more work.
- It's too easy to forget to be glad for the things you do have, and be unhappy about the things you don't.
- She was glad for the darkness so no one could see her.
- Finally, my front door came into view; something I was glad for.
- In fact, I was quite glad of her presence, for had she not been there, some of the young men just may have been looking at me.
- The two intrepid cyclists would be very glad of sponsorship.
- She had run out again, like a coward, and was glad for that.
- He walked out of her office, and she was glad for that.
- It was like floating in lethargy - and he was glad for it.
- I was suddenly very glad for that expert hearing of his.
- The vast majority said they opposed the ban but now are glad for it.
- Privately, she was glad for the excuse to avert her gaze.
- There's a snowball fight in the street out front, and I'm very glad of my flasks of soup.
- Both were delicious, however, I was glad for the extra sauce that I'd chosen to accompany these dishes.
- He gathered his cloak about him and settled himself on the sheepskin that padded the saddle, and was very glad of that, too.
- He was glad for the escape from the competition, and grateful for the diversion that driving provided him.
- This is what they want and we should all be glad for being able to please.
- It was a nice night, though, and I think everyone was glad for a reason to stay together and talk.
- It made things easier on her, which she was glad for.
3(showing happiness)(smile/expression) de alegría(smile/expression) de felicidad
- It is quite unjust and sometimes demoralising to see how fate dishes out its own glad tidings.
- Those working for the promotion of adoption too have glad tidings.
- Glad tidings await professional ornithologists, amateur bird watchers and naturalists.
- 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.
- To be named top dog among 140 regions from all corners of the continent is no mean feat, and we should all rejoice at such glad tidings.
- Glad tidings of comfort and joy or a severe case of bah, humbug?
- 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.
- 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.
- They were the bearers to the world of glad tidings and great joy.
- The premier will woo voters with lots of glad tidings in the election season ahead.
4literary(causing happiness)fausto literaryfelizglad tidings — buenas nuevas literary
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