Grateful

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Definition

(she was very) grateful: (she was very) thankful, obliged, indebted, appreciative
adjective
I am grateful that you came, there is an issue I need to talk to you about.
I am grateful to everyone who has helped me.

I'd be grateful: I would appreciate it, it'd make me happy
idiom
Note: 'I'd be grateful' is a contraction of 'I would be grateful'.

gratefully (received): appreciatively, with appreciation or gratitude
adjective

Examples

  • "Any (serious) suggestions for gifts will be gratefully received."
  • "If you're not too busy photocopying, I would be very grateful if you could handle the interviews for me."
  • "I would be grateful if you could confirm receipt of this letter."
  • "Susie : I'd be grateful, sir."
  • "Should you have anything suitable, I would be very grateful to view it as soon as possible."

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