have the honor of (doing something)

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have the honor of (doing something)

A phrase used when one very pleased about something that has bestowed upon them. I can't believe I have the honor of being your Best Man!
See also: have, honor, of

have the ˈhonour of something/of doing something

(formal) be given the opportunity to do something that makes you feel proud and happy: May I have the honour of the next dance?
See also: have, honour, of, something
References in classic literature ?
I congratulate myself on having the honour of receiving you here for the first time.
I went downstairs with the message, of which I took the liberty of presenting a new and amended edition of my own contriving, as follows: "My lady and Miss Rachel regret that they are engaged, Colonel; and beg to be excused having the honour of seeing you.
Wopsle, "without having the honour of your acquaintance, I do say Guilty.
And this present writer, having for many years of his life been a devout Brown-worshipper, and, moreover, having the honour of being nearly connected with an eminently respectable branch of the great Brown family, is anxious, so far as in him lies, to help the wheel over, and throw his stone on to the pile.
Mrs General's view was, that not having the honour of any acquaintance with the lady and gentleman referred to, she was not in a position to varnish the present article.
So it came to pass that Mr and Mrs Podsnap requested the honour of the company of seventeen friends of their souls at dinner; and that they substituted other friends of their souls for such of the seventeen original friends of their souls as deeply regretted that a prior engagement prevented their having the honour of dining with Mr and Mrs Podsnap, in pursuance of their kind invitation; and that Mrs Podsnap said of all these inconsolable personages, as she checked them off with a pencil in her list, 'Asked, at any rate, and got rid of;' and that they successfully disposed of a good many friends of their souls in this way, and felt their consciences much lightened.
She started practicing music professionally the same year, having the honour of being the last disciple of the last Shabd Kirtan raagi of the Rababi lineage, Bhai Ghulam Muhammad Chand.
But, having the honour of opening play on Centre Court due to defending champion Serena Williams' absence, she had an easy afternoon against American Falconi, winning 6-4 6-4.
Having won back some lost friends by reopening Hereford this month, Doncaster's owner Arc may be hankering for a little more love to be shown to its flagship course, and why not in the form of once again having the honour of raising the flag to start the jockeys' title race (the 'Flat season' as it used to be known)?
Now a key "topping out" ceremony has taken place, with university vice chancellor Prof Bob Cryan having the honour of fitting the ceremonial final bolt to hold two huge steel trusses in place.
The Rector IIU said in his address that all IIU officials were overjoyed for having the honour of hosting Imam e Kaaba.
In 1999 he was rewarded by the district with the title of vice president, this was followed in 2007 in having the honour of life member bestowed upon him.
Courts are meant for disbursing justice and I am proud of having the honour of being the nephew of (late) Manzar Alam who contested the case for (late) Maulvi Tameezuddin".
Having the honour of being first up are Consett Demi and Horse and Groom.
During the interval the cadets handed out flags to the entire audience before having the honour of meeting solo vocalist, Flight Lieutenant Matthew Little, who praised the efforts and enthusiasm of the cadets.