happy for


: to be glad about (someone's luck or accomplishment)
It's great that he won the scholarship. I'm very happy for him.

Examples of happy for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kelly wants to keep as many of his quarterbacks happy for as long as possible given their talent and commitment to the team. Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times, 10 Sep. 2023 Considering Hardin was at one point a target for much of the house, his HOH win Thursday led to little celebration from his castmates and an awkward live TV moment, with no one looking happy for him. David Wysong, The Enquirer, 8 Sep. 2023 Count Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy as someone happy for Ezekiel Elliott. Calvin Watkins, Dallas News, 15 Aug. 2023 Enjoy the advantages of this high-quality product and make sure your pet's joints are healthy and happy for years to come. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 1 Aug. 2023 So super-duper proud, super emotional, but just super-duper excited and happy for his journey and today was a proud day. Mohammad Ahmad, cleveland, 25 July 2023 Rodgers’s final seasons with the Packers didn’t seem happy for anybody. Wesley Morris, New York Times, 24 July 2023 Large Orthopedic Dog Bed to keep your furry friend comfortable and happy for years to come. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 12 July 2023 So happy for you both so much love for one another. Maggie Horton, Country Living, 3 July 2023 See More

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“Happy for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/happy%20for. Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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