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delight [ di'lait] n.快乐 vt.使高兴

take delight in 以…为乐

take delight in 以...为乐

take delight in
以...为乐

delight [di'lait] n. 快乐;乐事

delighted [di'laitid] a. 高兴,快乐的

Turkish delight 拌砂软糖

I am only too delighted to accept your invitation.
(= I am very delighted to accept your invitation.)
我非常愉快接受你的邀请。

They are only too delighted to accept the invitation.他们非常乐意接受邀请。

He takes great delight in painting.
他爱好绘画。

He delighted the audience with his performance.
他用他的表演使观众喜悦。

We are delighted with your products and are thinking of placing an order. The size of our order will depend greatly on your price.
我们对你方的产品非常满意,正欲订购。我们定单的大小主要取决于你方的价格。

We are delighted to know that you deal with export of Chinese chinaware. Could you supply us 300 sets of tableware for shipment before the end of May?
欣悉你方是中国瓷器出口商。能否给我方供应300套餐具,五月底前交货。

Be always as merry as ever you can, for no-one delights in a sorrowful man.
务请心情常欢畅,只因无人喜忧伤。

A I’m really pleased you finally made it to Beijing!
A 我非常高兴你最终设法来到北京!
B Thank you. And I’m delighted I could make it. It’s great to meet you after all this time.
B 谢谢你。我也很高兴我最终能来。这么久之后能见到你非常开心。
A Well, please have a seat. Can I get you a tea, or coffee, or water?
A 哦,请坐。我能给你拿杯 茶、咖啡或者水吗?
B Tea would be fine thanks. I’m so looking forward to my visit.
B 茶就可以,谢谢。我一直期待着能到这里。
A Yes, I’m sure you’ll really enjoy Beijing.
A 是的,我肯定你在北京将非常愉快。
B I’ve got so much I want to see and do.
B 我有这么多要看的东西和要做的事情。

Jovons saw the kettle boil and cried out with the delighted voice of a child; Marshal too had seen the kettle boil and sat down silently to build an engine.
John Maynard Keynes, British economist
杰文斯看见壶开了,高兴得像孩子似地叫了起来;马歇尔也看见壶开了,却悄悄地坐下来造了一部蒸气机。
英国经济学家凯恩斯. J. M.

Energy is eternal delight.
W.Black. American poet and artist
精力充沛是永恒的快乐。
美国诗人、艺术家布莱克.W.

The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge are necessary, love is in a sense more fundamental, since it will lead intelligent people to seek knowledge, in order to find out how to benefit those they love. Delight without well-wishing may be cruel; well- wishing without delight easily tends to become cold and little superior.
Bertrand Russell British philosopher  
美好生活由爱来激励,受知识指导。.....尽管爱与知识都必要,但在某种意义上爱更重要。因为爱会引导聪明的人去寻求知识,看看怎样能使他们所爱的人得益。...没有善良的愿望的喜悦可能是残酷;没有喜悦的善良容易变得冷漠和傲视一切。
英国哲学罗素,B.

A great poem is a fountain forever overflowing with the waters of wisdom and delight.
P.B.Shelley, British poet 
伟大的诗篇即是永远喷出智慧和欢欣之水的喷泉。
英国诗人雪莱P B 

take (a) delight in 以…为乐

On behalf of our company, I’d like to say how delighted we are to receive you here.
谨代表我方公司,很高兴地在此迎接你

A: Hello, Paul. Good to see you.
A: 你好, 保罗!很高兴见到你。
B: Hi, Lin. This is my wife, Sue.
B: 嗨, 林!这是我的太太,苏。
A: Hello, Sue. Delighted to meet you. I hope you enjoy Beijing.
A: 你好,苏!很高兴认识你。我希望你在北京愉快。

A: Hello, Neil. I’d like you to meet my friend Yan.
A: 你好, 尼尔!请见一见我的朋友燕。
B: Hi Lin. Delighted to meet you Yan.
B: 嗨, 林! 很高兴认识你,燕。

You can respond to this by saying: Delighted to meet you / Delighted to meet you.
你可以这样回答:Delighted to meet you / 认识你很高兴。

Delighted to meet you. 很高兴认识你。

乐趣 [lè qù] /delight/pleasure/joy/

喜 [xǐ] /to be fond of/to like/to enjoy/to be happy/to feel pleased/happiness/delight/glad/

兴高采烈 [xìng gāo cǎi liè] /in high spirits/in great delight/

兴高采烈 [xìng gāo cǎi liè] /in high spirits/in great delight/(saying) excited/

轩轩自得 [xuān xuān zì dé] /to be delighted with oneself/

愉快 [yú kuài] /cheerful/cheerily/delightful/pleasant/pleasantly/pleasing/happy/delighted/

愉悦 [yú yuè] /joyful/cheerful/delighted/

{adj: animal, carnal, fleshly, sensual} marked by the appetites and passions of the body
"animal instincts"
"carnal knowledge"
"fleshly desire"
"a sensual delight in eating"
"music is the only sensual pleasure without vice"

{adj: beautiful} delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
"a beautiful child"
"beautiful country"
"a beautiful painting"
"a beautiful theory"
"a beautiful party"
<-> ugly

{adj: beguiled, captivated, charmed, delighted, enthralled, entranced} filled with wonder and delight

{adj: captive, absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped} giving or marked by complete attention to
"that engrossed look or rapt delight"
"then wrapped in dreams"
"so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
"rapt with wonder"
"wrapped in thought"

{adj: charming} pleasing or delighting
"endowed with charming manners"
"a charming little cottage"
"a charming personality"

{adj: curious} eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)
"a curious child is a teacher's delight"
"a trap door that made me curious"
"curious investigators"
"traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers"
"curious about the neighbor's doings"
<-> incurious

{adj: delighted} greatly pleased

{adj: ecstatic, enraptured, rapturous, rapt, rhapsodic} feeling great rapture or delight

{adj: elated, gleeful, joyful, jubilant} full of high-spirited delight
"a joyful heart"

{adj: elfin, elfish, elvish} usually good-naturedly mischievous
"perpetrated a practical joke with elfin delight"
"elvish tricks"

{adj: engaging, piquant} attracting or delighting
"an engaging frankness"
"a piquant face with large appealing eyes"

{adj: hedonic, hedonistic, epicurean} devoted to pleasure
"a hedonic thrill"
"lives of unending hedonistic delight"
"epicurean pleasures"

{adj: sensuous} taking delight in beauty
"the sensuous joy from all things fair"

{adv: delightedly} with delight
"delightedly, she accepted the invitation"

{adv: secretly} not openly; inwardly
"they were secretly delighted at his embarrassment"
"hoped secretly she would change her mind"

{adv: sensuously} with aesthetic gratification or delight
"sensuously delighting in the wine and food"

{n: Eden, paradise, Nirvana, heaven, promised land, Shangri-la} any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

{n: Schadenfreude} delight in another person's misfortune

{n: Turkish Delight} a jellied candy typically flavored with rose water

{n: admiration, esteem} a feeling of delighted approval and liking

{n: amusement} a feeling of delight at being entertained

{n: delight, delectation} a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
"his delight to see her was obvious to all"

{n: enjoyer} a person who delights in having or using or experiencing something

{n: entrancement, ravishment} a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment

{n: exclamation, exclaiming} an abrupt excited utterance
"she gave an exclamation of delight"
"there was much exclaiming over it"

{n: feast} something experienced with great delight
"a feast for the eyes"

{n: flare} a sudden outburst of emotion
"she felt a flare of delight"
"she could not control her flare of rage"

{n: gadgeteer} a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets

{n: joy, delight, pleasure} something or someone that provides pleasure; a source of happiness
"a joy to behold"
"the pleasure of his company"
"the new car is a delight"

{n: mullein pink, rose campion, gardener's delight, dusty miller, Lychnis coronaria} an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers

{n: recognition, acknowledgment, acknowledgement} the state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged
"the partners were delighted with the recognition of their work"
"she seems to avoid much in the way of recognition or acknowledgement of feminist work prior to her own"

{n: treat} an occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight

{v: delight, enjoy, revel} take delight in
"he delights in his granddaughter"

{v: enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight} hold spellbound
<-> disenchant

{v: please, delight} give pleasure to or be pleasing to
"These colors please the senses"
"a pleasing sensation"
<-> displease

{v: wallow} delight greatly in
"wallow in your success!"

I delighted in my daily trip down the hill to dump the refuse on the pile.
每天我快快乐乐地下山把垃圾倒在堆肥堆上。

After tasting the delights of TV stardom, does he fancy trying his hand at acting?
体会到当电视明星的喜悦之后,他是否想在表演方面一试身手?

In a rare emotional response, the congregation applauded in delight.
教徒们从未如此动情过,他们兴奋地鼓掌以示回应。

Gentle hands dried the child and wrapped her in a large, soft towel;
她温软的手将她身上的水擦干,用一条又大又软的浴巾把她裹了起来;
these talented tapering fingers were far more used to drawing liquid melody from piano keys, or painting colorful landscapes, or molding enchanting clay animals that delighted the children she taught.
这些灵巧尖细的手指更加习惯于在钢琴上弹出流畅柔和的音乐,或者画出精彩纷呈的风景画,或者捏出使她的学生们大喜过望的栩栩如生的泥塑动物。

To Zoe's delight, Carmen had a natural artistic bent.
使佐伊喜不自胜的是,卡门具有一种艺术天赋。

He delighted in giving orders, " busting people's chops, " and reminding everyone he was boss.
他喜欢发号施令, "不准他们插嘴 ",提醒每个职员他是老板。

Last November, when London-based Internet service provider( ISP) CallNet launched its " free " Internet access service, consumers signed up in droves, delighted to spend unlimited time online without racking up the sky-high telephone bills that often accompany Web surfing in Europe.
去年 11月,伦敦的网络服务供应商 CallNet 推出了免费互联网接入服务。听到这个不用支付高额电话费(欧洲人上网冲浪都要缴纳电话费)就可以不限时上网的消息之后,满心欢喜的消费者蜂拥而至,成为公司的注册用户。

The city is a United Nations of culinary delights that can satisfy the most cosmopolitan of taste buds.
这个城市国家简直是美食联合国,任何想吃遍天下的美食家都可以在这里得到满足。

If you want to stay longer, try the Chiang Mai Delight package, with three nights at the Westin; $515 from Hong Kong, $350 out of Singapore.
如果想多住几天,可以试试清迈之乐旅游团,在威士丁酒店住三个晚上,香港起飞是 515美元,新加坡出发是 350美元。

With its blossoming reputation as a delight for the senses, Chiang Mai is well worth a visit.
作为一个赏心悦目的城市,清迈的名声越来越高,不枉造访者亲历一游。

U.S. First Lady Laura Bush has the country talking this week over her comic performance at the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner. The former librarian surprised and delighted many by making fun of her own husband, President George Bush. Reaction from the speech from both the President and the public reflects the kind of leaders Americans expect and the role women play in American political life.
美国第一夫人劳拉·布什上星期六在每年一度的白宫记者协会晚宴上做了一段喜剧脱口秀,轰动全国。这位图书馆员出身的第一夫人调侃她的丈夫乔治·布什总统,令许多人感到意外,同时捧腹大笑。总统本人以及公众对第一夫人取笑总统的反应,反映了美国人期望看到什么样的领导人以及美国人期望女性在美国政治生活中扮演什么样的角色

"George always says he's delighted to come to these press dinners. Baloney. He's usually in bed by now. I'm not kidding. I said to him the other day, "George, if you really want to end tyranny in the world, you're going to have to stay up later," joked the First Lady.
第一夫人开玩笑说,“乔治总是说他喜欢来参加这些媒体晚宴。这纯属瞎说。一般来说,到现在这个钟点,他已经上床睡觉了。我不是开玩笑。头两天我还跟他说,‘乔治,你要真想清除世界上的暴政,就得晚点睡觉。’”

"We were quite delighted by the end of the case," said Dr. Sonett. "President Clinton's lung was very healthy, pink appearing, and looked excellent. We expect full functional recovery of the lung."
索纳特医生说,“手术做完后我们十分满意。克林顿总统的肺十分健康,呈粉红色,看上去一点问题也没有。我们期望他的肺完全恢复功能。”

高兴,愉快,欣慰
To have the pleasure to do; To have the pleasure of doing; To have pleasure to do; to have pleasure in (of) doing; To take (a) pleasure in doing (something); To take pleasure in doing (something); To be pleased to (with)(by); to be delighted at (in)(with); To be glad to (of)(about); To be rejoiced in (at).


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