¿Sabías que...?: ¿Cómo se dice "tuxedo" en español y por qué?
pleased / estar contento
pleased   [pli:zd]   -adjective
1. ·to be pleased
(=happy)   estar contento
(=satisfied)   estar satisfecho
·we will be pleased to answer any questions
·contestaremos, encantados or con mucho gusto, todas sus preguntas
·I am pleased to hear it
·me alegra saberlo
·pleased to meet you!
·mucho gusto (en conocerlo),   encantado (de conocerlo)
·we are pleased to inform you that ...
·nos complace or nos es grato comunicarle que ...
·I'masculine so pleased you could make it
·cómo me alegro de que hayas podido venir
·he wasn't too pleased that I had sold it
·no le hizo mucha gracia que lo hubiese vendido
a. to be pleased [about]/[at] something
·I am pleased at the decision
·me alegro de la decisiónoun
·we were pleased at the news
·la noticia nos alegró
·I'masculine not very pleased about it
·no me hace mucha gracia
b. I'masculine really pleased [for] you =   me alegro mucho por ti
c. what are you [looking] so pleased about? =   ¿a qué se debe esa cara de alegría?
d. to be pleased [with] somebody/something =   estar contento con somebody, someone/algo
·he was pleased [with] my progress
·estaba contento con or satisfecho de mis progresos
·he is/looks very pleased with himself
·está/parece estar muy satisfecho de nouní mismo or consigo mismo
·you needn't look so pleased with yourself
·esa cara de satisfacciónoun que tienes sobra
2. (with noun)
a. he glanced at her with a pleased [smile] =   la miró, sonriendo satisfecho
b. there was a look of pleased [surprise] on her face =   se le veía en la cara que se había llevado una grata or agradable sorpresa
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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