(as) pleased as punch


: very happy or satisfied
We were pleased as punch that he decided to visit.

Examples of (as) pleased as punch in a Sentence

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“(as) pleased as punch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20pleased%20as%20punch. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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