glad to meet you

(I'm) (very) glad to meet you.

a polite expression said to a person to whom one has just been introduced. (See also (I'm) pleased to meet you.) Mary: I'd like you to meet my brother, Tom. Bill: I'm very glad to meet you, Tom. Jane: Hi! I'm Jane. Bob: Glad to meet you. I'm Bob.
See also: glad, meet
References in classic literature ?
The every-day young man is "so awful glad to meet you, old fellow," for he does "feel so jolly miserable this evening.
Coulson, I may say that I am very glad to meet you.
cried a deep voice (the rider's), 'I'm glad to meet you.
I suppose this is your grand- nephew--I am glad to meet you, Mr.
Don't hurry," called one of the dragonettes; "mother will be glad to meet you, I'm sure.
Before she could clear her eyes or steady her face, a gentleman met her, lifted his hat, smiled, and said pleasantly, "Good morning, Miss Polly, I 'm glad to meet you.
I am glad to meet you here, child,” he said; “for the back of the mountain is a-fire, and it would be dangerous to go up it now, till it has been burnt over once, and the dead wood is gone.
Awfully glad to meet you,' she said, cracking a walnut.
I am glad to meet you, sir," said he, putting out a broad, fat hand like the flipper of a seal.
I am really to glad to meet you all here," the premier said.
We are glad to meet you as we wish the circumstances were better.
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He closes with a welcome line stating "We will be glad to meet you at CeBIT 2011 Australia.
FESTIVE YELL Giants star Pat Bateman celebrates after scoring the third goal against the Coventry Blaze GLAD TO MEET YOU Jeff Szwew of the Giants gets up close and personal to Jonathan Weaver of the Coventry Blaze
I had been hoping we would embrace and she would say: 'I'm glad to meet you,' but none of that happened.