delight (someone) with (something)

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delight (someone) with (something)

To give someone something that makes them happy. My husband delighted me with a brand new car for my birthday.
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delight someone with something

to please someone with something, such as a gift. We delighted Alice with a gift of money. She was delighted with the gift.
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In common with all the world, we have been much delighted with "The Shepherd's Hunting" by Withers--a poem partaking, in a remarkable degree, of the peculiarities of "Il Penseroso.
So prodigiously good was the eating and drinking on board these sluggish but most comfortable vessels, that there are legends extant of an English traveller, who, coming to Belgium for a week, and travelling in one of these boats, was so delighted with the fare there that he went backwards and forwards from Ghent to Bruges perpetually until the railroads were invented, when he drowned himself on the last trip of the passage-boat.
Catherine was delighted with this extension of her Bath acquaintance, and almost forgot Mr.
All who read it were delighted with the poems, and said that if there was any more such poetry in the Highlands, it should be gathered together and printed before it was lost and forgotten for ever.
Council Cabinet member for highways, transportation and planning Mary Lanigan, who presented Mrs Trencham with a bouquet, said: "We are delighted with the progress being made - and the feedback from the public.
Claudia says she is delighted with the news and can't wait to add to her family".
In a statement, the pair said: ``We are delighted with this happy news.
I was delighted with the scent and want to know the name of this plant and how to take care for it.
And I was also delighted with Drumsna Cross even though the 868m was just a bit too far for her.
Richard Mansell-Jones, Chairman of Amphion, said: "We are delighted with the strong progress made by our Partner Companies since the March release of our preliminaries.
Daniel has said he is delighted with the four-bedroom property near his birthplace of Kinncasslagh, Co Donegal.
We were delighted with the success of the system and we approached 2-Track to seek their sponsorship of the Five Oceans and Six Continents Rally which I am delighted they have accepted.
We are delighted with the Fox Searchlight team's enthusiastic response to CONFETTI.
We are delighted with our transaction with Brandywine Realty Trust and we're looking forward to seeing our neighbors in Cira Centre on our trains.
Redstone continued, "We are delighted with the consummation of the first long-term European output deal ever made for Spelling product.