be honored

be honored

To feel very pleased about something, often something that someone else has bestowed upon the speaker. I'm so honored that you asked me to be your Best Man. I'm honored to have won such a prestigious award.
See also: honor

be/feel honoured (to do something)

feel proud and happy: I was honoured to have been mentioned in his speech.
See also: feel, honour
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Philip (Tod) Waterman III, senior vice president and managing director of Reckson Associates Realty Corp's New York City division, will be honored on April 9 at the 17th Annual Spring Ahead Gala to benefit the Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF).
Cisneros is the 14th industry executive to be honored with the award, which was created in 1989 and pays tribute to exceptional careers in and contributions to the international television industry.
Gustavo Cisneros stated, "I am thrilled to be honored by MIPCOM.
Arnold and the other Carolina regional finalists will be honored at a black-tie awards banquet on Thursday, June 16 at the Westin Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Among the organizations to be honored at the Breakfast are Picture the Homeless, an organization run by and for homeless people that teaches homeless women to advocate for their rights and works to improve the emergency shelter system; and Nontraditional Employment for Women, which helps women get secure jobs in the trades as carpenters, tillers, electricians and welders.
As a regional winner, Datatel will be honored at the 2003 American Business Ethics Award presented October 27th at the Financial Services Forum in Honolulu, HI.
Company Founder to be Honored September 24 - 25 at MIT's Emerging
Wheeler and the rest of the TR100 will be honored Sept.
Matthew Michalewicz to be honored by The Alumni Association
He will be honored at the 13th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference, which is hosted by the U.