I'm pleased to meet you

(I'm) (very) pleased to meet you

It is a pleasure to make your acquaintance. A formal greeting when meeting someone for the first time. Hi, Mary, pleased to meet you. My daughter has had nothing but good things to say about you. A: "Daniel, allow me to introduce you to my mother, Margaret." B: "I'm very pleased to meet you, ma'am."
See also: meet, please

I’m (very) pleased to ˈmeet you

(formal) said when you are meeting somebody for the first time, often as you shake hands: ‘John, this is Dr Savary.’ ‘I’m pleased to meet you.’
See also: meet, please
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Hen gaoxing he ni jianmian," or "Thank you, I'm pleased to meet you.
I wish you all success and I'm pleased to meet you, praise to Allah and may Allah bestows upon us his blessings, fend us off being arrogant and off committing what is bad either to our religion, country and people, the King commented, concluding by thanking the audience and praying that may he see them again, in good health, as brothers and sons, not as physicians.
I'd like to say I'm pleased to meet you but I'm not.