English to Afrikaans Meaning :: glad

Glad :
- blygraagteblydskapgladsopwek

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Noun(1) any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
Adjective(1) showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy(2) eagerly disposed to act or to be of service(3) feeling happy appreciation(4) cheerful and bright

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(1) The thought disgusted me, but at the same time, made me glad .(2) I'm glad to hear this, and hope it pans out.(3) I'm glad to hear that Mark could barely see because of the ÔÇÿsolid wall of backs,ÔÇÖ because that means there were a lot of people there.(4) He was glad to hear complains about the perfect Sabina.(5) This is what they want and we should all be glad for being able to please.(6) It's too easy to forget to be glad for the things you do have, and be unhappy about the things you don't.(7) I was suddenly very glad for that expert hearing of his.(8) I'm glad to hear you say you have some qualms here.(9) I'm always glad to get home, put my feet up and relax.(10) To be named top dog among 140 regions from all corners of the continent is no mean feat, and we should all rejoice at such glad tidings.(11) All right, well, we're certainly glad to hear that, that all of this was in place.(12) In other news, I went back to work for a few hours, sharing the glad tidings with my coworkers in such detail that one of my students asked me if someone had had a baby.(13) ÔÇÿAnd we're always glad to welcome new members as well,ÔÇÖ he said.(14) I am very glad to hear that it won - and great prizes too!(15) Working with such great folks, from our authors to the other editors to all the readers, is a true pleasure and I'm glad to have been given the opportunity.(16) Privately, she was glad for the excuse to avert her gaze.
Related Words
(1) be glad ::
wees bly
(2) very glad ::
baie bly
(3) glad to meet ::
bly om te voldoen aan
(4) be glad to ::
bly wees om
(5) glad tidings ::
(6) glad rags ::
bly lappe
(7) glad about ::
bly oor
(8) glad-hand ::
2. willing ::
3. pleasing ::
4. happy ::
6. gladiolus ::
1. dissatisfied ::
2. sad ::
3. unhappy ::
Different Forms
glad, gladly, gladness, glads, gladsome
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I\'m glad you talked me into this.

I'm GLAD you talked me into this.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 20

Well, I\'m glad you had fun.

Well, I'm GLAD you had fun.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 16

He said he\'d be glad
to talk to the Hand himself.

He said he'd be GLAD to talk to the Hand himself.

Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 4

I\'m glad you think so.
That\'s what I strive to emulate.

I'm GLAD you think so. That's what I strive to emulate.

The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 22

Oh. Well, that...
I\'m glad it didn\'t come to that.

Oh. Well, that... I'm GLAD it didn't come to that.

Breaking Bad Season 2, Episode 12

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