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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." It was my pleasure! I'm so glad you liked the cake I made.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

my pleasure

Used to acknowledge an expression of gratitude.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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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.
"Stay!" said Gringoire, "one has one's pleasures!" He took the arm of the priest, who let him have his way, and made him enter the staircase turret of For-l'Evêque.
Taqi goes on to make his story more and more anti-Pakistan by compressing in as many anti-Pakistan issues as he could to some one's pleasure:
But this should not seriously disturb one's pleasure in reading so informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking a book.
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." At first, we encounter Richard as a man of considerable intelligence and erudition, but also as someone mired in his careful routines, in his mastery of banal quotidian detail: "The next day he mows the lawn, then opens a can of pea soup for lunch, then he rinses out the can and makes coffee.
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. The product likewise is available in several flavour variants, is affordably priced and can be bought even amongst peddlers, all of which contribute to its wide patronage amongst consumers.
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.
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. What I was feeling was the kind of amorphous, AIDS-related anxiety that still affects most of us, I suspect, from time to time.
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.
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