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"We're having a great time." "I'm so glad."
I'm glad he finally called you.
Maggie was glad to be home in her own bed.
I'm so glad for him – he really wanted that job.
She wasn't going to leave, and he was glad about that.
This is the American English definition of glad. View British English definition of glad.
the amount of money that a business makes or loses
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