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pleased with (oneself)

Very proud of something one has done, typically to an excessive or inappropriate degree. They all looked very pleased with themselves after signing the deal. After all, it was going to make them a lot of money, even if it's at the expense of thousands of workers.
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*pleased with someone or something

happy and satisfied with someone or something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) I am quite pleased with you. You did a fine job. We are pleased with your work.
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References in classic literature ?
It is not my fault that things cannot be so arranged, and that one must be satisfied with model flats.
She looked into their faces with hungry eyes that could not be satisfied with looking.
You must be satisfied with such admiration as I can honestly give.
Not satisfied with questions, he carefully examined the great organs of life.
But concerning his subjects, when affairs outside are disturbed he has only to fear that they will conspire secretly, from which a prince can easily secure himself by avoiding being hated and despised, and by keeping the people satisfied with him, which it is most necessary for him to accomplish, as I said above at length.
Synopsis: Six in 10 Republicans say they are satisfied with the way things are going in the U.
When asked whether the information requested was provided in a courteous manner, more than 68% of respondents were extremely satisfied and more than 16% were very satisfied with the courteousness of how the information was provided to them.
The June 23-26 survey found 60 percent of respondents satisfied with the Vice President's performance and 24 percent dissatisfied, resulting in a +36 net satisfaction rating (satisfied minus dissatisfied).
Delivery of quality care to the patients is only possible if the nursing staff is satisfied with his/ her job.
Islamabad -- 52% Pakistanis are not satisfied with the performance of the government in controlling the economic crisis says Gilani Research Foundation (GRF Polls) carried out by Gallup Pakistan.
The survey shows that, overall, Europeans are very satisfied with the cities they live in - including Cardiff, where around 500 residents were interviewed.
couldn't be satisfied with satisfied bein held over me
According to the survey 69% of EU citizens are satisfied with public transportation, although the numbers vary widely across the EU, ranging from 88% at the highest to 31% at the lowest.
Some 86% of Israelis are satisfied with their lives, including 33% who say they are "very satisfied," the bureau found in its survey for 2012-2013.
Residents of Qatar are satisfied with life in general and are among the happiest in the Mena region, a new survey has revealed.