pleased for

pleased for (one)

Very happy on one's behalf. I'm pleased for you, Janet—you really deserve this promotion. I heard Tom got married recently. I'm really pleased for him.
See also: please

pleased for someone or something

happy for someone or a group. I am very pleased for you. We were all pleased for the committee. The members got all the praise they deserved. Everyone could see how pleased Sam was for himself and his whole family.
See also: please