have had the pleasure

have had the pleasure

To have met someone before. I'm sorry, I haven't had the pleasure—are you George's wife?
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have had the ˈpleasure

(formal) have been introduced to somebody before: ‘Tony, have you met Angela Evans?’ ‘No, I don’t think I’ve had the pleasure.’
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We have had the pleasure of operating escorted tours to South Africa for the past decade and, without exception, travellers return to Canada singing the praises of this unique land and all it offers.
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