Definition Pleasantly surprised

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Definition

to be pleasantly surprised: to be happy about an unexpected event
verb
I was pleasantly surprised when Susie arrived at the party, after saying that she already had made other plans.

a pleasant surprise: a positive unexpected event
idiom
What a pleasant surprise! I'm so happy to see you; I really didn't expect you to be here today.

Examples

  • "After reading both of your e-mails yesterday, I must say that I'm pleasantly surprised."

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