be glad to do something

to be willing or ready to do something

I'd be glad to watch the kids for you this afternoon.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • be glad to do something — phrase to be willing or ready to do something I’d be glad to watch the kids for you this afternoon. Thesaurus: willing to do or accept somethingsynonym Main entry: glad …   Useful english dictionary

  • be only too glad (to do something) — be only too glad/pleased/happy/(to do something) phrase to be very willing to do something I’d be only too happy to help. Thesaurus: willingness and to be willingsynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • glad — [ glæd ] adjective not usually before noun *** happy and pleased about something: We re having a great time. I m so glad. glad (that): I m glad he finally called you. glad to see/hear/be, etc.: Maggie was glad to be home in her own bed. glad for …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • glad */*/*/ — UK [ɡlæd] / US adjective [not usually before noun] Word forms glad : adjective glad comparative gladder superlative gladdest happy and pleased about something We re having a great time. I m so glad. glad (that): I m glad he finally called you.… …   English dictionary

  • glad — [[t]glæ̱d[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, oft ADJ that, ADJ to inf, ADJ of/about n If you are glad about something, you are happy and pleased about it. I m glad I relented in the end... The people seem genuinely glad to see you... I ought to… …   English dictionary

  • glad — W3S2 [glæd] adj [no comparative] [: Old English; Origin: glAd bright, shining, happy ] 1.) [not before noun] pleased and happy about something glad (that) ▪ I m really glad I don t have to go back there again. ▪ We re so glad you came. glad to do …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glad — glad, happy, cheerful, lighthearted, joyful, joyous are comparable when meaning characterized by or expressing the mood, temper, or state of mind of a person who is pleased or delighted with something or with things in general. Glad may be used… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • glad to see the back of — glad/happy/pleased/to see the back of informal phrase happy when you no longer have to deal with someone or something because they are annoying or unpleasant I was glad to see the back of that computer – it was nothing but trouble. can’t wait to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glad — adjective gladder, gladdest 1 pleased and happy about something: “The doctor says she ll be well again soon.” “I m so glad.” (+ (that)): I m really glad I don t have to go back there again. (+ about): Deep down he felt glad about the news. | glad …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • glad*/*/ — [glæd] adj happy and pleased about something ‘We re having a great time. ‘I m so glad. [/ex] I m glad he finally called you.[/ex] Maggie was glad to be home.[/ex] See: gladly • glad of sth grateful for something[/ex] I d be glad of some help with …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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