(it's/it was) (one's) pleasure

(redirected from one's pleasure)

(it's/it was) (one's) pleasure

A response to "thank you" or "thanks" meaning that one was glad to do it and would do it again. 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."
See also: pleasure

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.
See also: pleasure

it’s a ˈpleasure

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

my pleasure

Used to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
See also: pleasure
References in classic literature ?
But if you are convinced that one mustn't listen at doors, but one may murder old women at one's pleasure, you'd better be off to America and make haste.
When you receive an invitation package in a black-and-gold, cake-like box measuring 9 x 11 x 3 inches, you think this must be a special occasion, especially upon finding inside the box a replica of a turntable with a speaker that can fill a room loudly and clearly-with five popular songs stored for one's pleasure.
And will exist for no one's pleasure when he's gone.
With the product being distributed even through sari-sari stores or local neighbourhood stores, it enjoys popularity amongst consumers not just as a remedy for sore throat but also as a hard menthol candy which can be consumed at one's pleasure.
Best Before: 1900 Deliciate To take one's pleasure, enjoy oneself, revel, luxuriate Brabble TO quarrel about trifles; especially to quarrel noisily, brawl, squabble Kench To laugh loudly bever A snACk between meals, such as those potato-based thingamajigs you usually get in a packet.
Canons add nothing to one's pleasure in, or understanding of, any given text.
There is an attempt to transform man, to manipulate him as one does every other "thing": he is nothing but a product planned according to one's pleasure.
Also, it is to be expected that this may temporarily interfere somewhat with one's pleasure in the music.
OK, the comedians may not be everyone's cup of tea, but in this uncertain world one must take one's pleasure where one can.
Just consider: one sacrifices one's pleasure and even one's life, but gains everlasting salvation.
No, I decided, only a puritan thinks the commitment to lessen others' pain must be divorced from the desire to increase one's pleasure.
And it is David's attempt to take pleasure without paying his dues which colors his affair with Giovanni with the moral irresponsibility and sexual guilt which Baldwin would evoke in the despairing vision of the homosexual put forth in his essay on Gide: "It is possible, as it were, to have one's pleasure without paying for it.
One's pleasure in reading this detailed and full presentation is unfortunately marred by numerous proofreading errors scattered throughout.
In short, joy virtually demands communication of one's pleasure.
The result is utterly convincing: the suite could have been made for the instrument; only Pandolfo's heavy breathing mars one's pleasure in the performance.