with pleasure


used to say that one is happy to do something for someone
"Would you deliver a message for me?" "Yes, with pleasure."

Examples of with pleasure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Don’t mix business with pleasure or leave yourself open for criticism or accusations. Eugenia Last, The Mercury News, 17 Apr. 2024 Using our hands stimulates these neurons, triggering an immediate response in the brain—bathing it in oxytocin, dopamine, and serotonin, the hormones associated with pleasure. Ayelet Waldman, The New Yorker, 30 Mar. 2024 Grapes have been associated with pleasure since ancient times, a symbol of Bacchus, the god of wine and revelry. New York Times, 28 Feb. 2024 Roberts and Freeman played their roles on Saturday with pleasure, but that was only one day. Dylan Hernández, Los Angeles Times, 4 Feb. 2024 Bhangra rhythms and African drums played late into the night, as the guests squealed with pleasure, their faces illuminated by the torches of fire eaters. Jennifer Wilson, The New Yorker, 22 Sep. 2023 Given the chemistry between the two leads that could restart a dormant nuclear power plant, viewers are likely to come away sated with pleasure after seeing this delightful work. Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter, 5 Sep. 2023 The stimulant was associated with pleasure and escape. Zachary Siegel, Washington Post, 23 Aug. 2023 This activation leads to an increase in dopamine levels—a neurotransmitter associated with pleasure and motivation. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 16 Aug. 2023

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“With pleasure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20pleasure. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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