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delight (someone) by (doing something)
To please someone by doing something. My husband delighted me by throwing a surprise party for my birthday.
delight (someone) with (something)
To give someone something that makes them happy. My husband delighted me with a brand new car for my birthday.
See also: delight
delighted to have you
A phrase said when one is happy to be visited by someone. Feel free to stay as long as you like—we're just delighted to have you!
delighted to have you here
A phrase said when one is happy to be visited by someone. Feel free to stay as long as you like—we're just delighted to have you here!
delighted to make your acquaintance
I'm very happy to meet you. After hearing so many good things about you, I'm delighted to make your acquaintance, Stu. A: "You must be Jenny. It's so nice to meet you." B: "Delighted to make your acquaintance."
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
(I'm) delighted to have you (here).and (We're) delighted to have you (here).
You're welcome here any time.; Glad you could come. (See also (It's) good to have you here.) Bill: Thank you for inviting me for dinner, Mr. Franklin. Bill: I'm delighted to have you. "We're delighted to see you," said Tom's grandparents. "It's so nice to have you here for a visit."
(I'm) delighted to make your acquaintance.
Fig. I am very glad to meet you. Tom: My name is Tom. I work in the advertising department. Mary: I'm Mary. I work in accounting. Delighted to make your acquaintance. Tom: Yeah. Good to meet you. Fred: Sue, this is Bob. He'll be working with us on the Wilson project. Sue: I'm delighted to make your acquaintance, Bob. Bob: My pleasure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.