delight

かんき 歓喜
かいじ 快事 a delight:
よろこび 慶び to delight:
よろこばす 喜ばす
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/diláit/ 〔すっかり(de)とりこにする(light)〕〈派〉delightful(形)
〖名〗
1 〖U〗〔…にとっての〕(身ぶり・言葉に表れた)大喜び, 歓喜, 楽しみ〔to〕( ⇒ pleasure 1)

with ~大喜びで

To his gréat delight́ [Múch to his delight́], his plan succeeded. 彼がとても喜んだことには彼の計画は成功した(=He was greatly delighted that his plan had been successful. ).

2 [a/one's ~] 楽しみ[喜び]を与えるもの[人]

Skiing is her chief ~. スキーは彼女の一番の楽しみです.

take (a) delight in O
feel delight at O
〈人が〉〈物・事〉を喜ぶ, 楽しむ.
〖動〗(~s/-láits/; ~・ed/-id/; ~・ing)
|他|
1 [SVO]〈人・事・物が〉〈人〉を大喜びさせる, うれしくさせる, 楽しませる《◆pleaseより強意的》

The play ~ed the children. その劇は子供たちを楽しませた(=The play was delightful to the children. ).

2 [be ~ed]〔…を〕喜ぶ〔with, at, by〕; [be ~ed to do] …してうれしい; [be ~ed that節] …であることを喜ぶ

I'd be delight́ed to cóme to attend your party. パーティーには喜んで参ります《◆丁寧な表現》

They were absolutely [((略式)) very, ((正式)) very much] delight́ed at [to héar] the good news. 彼らはよい知らせを聞いて大変喜んだ《◆extremely, fairly, quite, almostなどでの修飾は通例不可》

I am ~ed that you were successful. 君が成功してうれしい《◆I am ~ed to know of your success. が普通》

I'm [We're] ~ed to have you (here). お越し[お訪ね]くださってうれしいです《◆招待客のあいさつへの応答として相手を歓迎する丁寧な表現》.

|自|((正式))〈人が〉〔…を〕(大いに)楽しむ, 喜ぶ〔in〕; [SV to do] 喜んで…する

He ~s in teasing his younger sister. 彼は妹をからかって楽しむ.


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