be honored

be honored

To feel very proud about something, often something that someone has bestowed upon one. I'm so honored that you asked me to be your best man. Jill was honored to have won such a prestigious award.
See also: honor

be/feel honoured (to do something)

feel proud and happy: I was honoured to have been mentioned in his speech.
See also: feel, honour
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Philip (Tod) Waterman III, senior vice president and managing director of Reckson Associates Realty Corp's New York City division, will be honored on April 9 at the 17th Annual Spring Ahead Gala to benefit the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF).