(it is) (one's) pleasure

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(it is) (one's) pleasure

One was glad to do it and would do it again. A response to "thank you." A: "Thanks for picking up that package for me." B: "Oh, it was my pleasure. Happy I could help." A: "Thank you so much for helping my children, officer." B: "My pleasure, ma'am."
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My pleasure.

1. You're welcome.; It is my pleasure to do so. (From It's my pleasure. There is a stress on both words.) Mary: Thank you for bringing this up here. Bill: My pleasure. Jane: Oh, Doctor, you've really helped Tom. Thank you so much! Doctor: My pleasure.
2. Happy to meet you.; Happy to see you. Sally: Bill, meet Mary, my cousin. Bill: My pleasure.
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it’s a ˈpleasure

used after somebody thanks you for doing something to help them: ‘Thanks for the meal.’ ‘It’s a pleasure.’
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my pleasure

Used to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
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References in classic literature ?
Leonine verses are so called in honor of a poet named Leo, whom prosodists appear to find a pleasure in believing to have been the first to discover that a rhyming couplet could be run into a single line.
And if there be a pleasure in being filled with that which is according to nature, that which is more really filled with more real being will more really and truly enjoy true pleasure; whereas that which participates in less real being will be less truly and surely satisfied, and will participate in an illusory and less real pleasure?
But when either of the two other principles prevails, it fails in attaining its own pleasure, and compels the rest to pursue after a pleasure which is a shadow only and which is not their own?
"Never mind, we have plenty of time; and you speak so well, my dear Mousqueton, that it is really a pleasure to hear you."
The poet, that beautified the sect, that was otherwise inferior to the rest, saith yet excellently well: It is a pleasure, to stand upon the shore, and to see ships tossed upon the sea; a pleasure, to stand in the window of a castle, and to see a battle, and the adventures thereof below: but no pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage ground of truth
This was a pleasure which perhaps the whole day's visit might not afford, which certainly did not belong to the present halfhour; but the very sight of Mrs.
Believe me, no civilized man ever regrets a pleasure, and no uncivilized man ever knows what a pleasure is."
Riece is always smiling and is a pleasure to be around.
The Red Devils' 240-minute shut-out has been a pleasure for the management team to watch but they're also enjoying the form of rejuvenated former Killingworth striker Jack Foalle, who took his tally to seven by beating the Whickham Sporting goalkeeper in each half.
"It's a pleasure to be able to support this celebration of elite South American golf.
"It's a pleasure to be able to support this celebration of elite South American golf, but it's just as rewarding to see the strides that have been made in the game at grassroots level.
Manchester City's grand plans this summer have been boosted after Napoli forward Edinson Cavani revealed it would be a pleasure to work with incoming City boss Manuel Pellegrini.