[ʤɔɪ] n
1) (gladness) Freude f, Vergnügen nt;
one of the \joys of the job einer der erfreulichen Aspekte dieses Berufs;
the \joys of living in the country die Freuden des Landlebens;
her singing is a \joy to listen to ihrem Gesang zuzuhören ist ein Genuss;
in spring the garden is a \joy to behold im Frühjahr ist der Garten eine wahre Augenweide;
to be filled with \joy voller Freude sein;
to be full of the \joys of spring bestens aufgelegt [o in bester Stimmung] sein;
to be a [great] \joy to sb jdm [große] Freude bereiten;
to give sb \joy jdm Freude bereiten;
to jump for \joy einen Freudensprung machen;
to shout for [or with] \joy einen Freudenschrei ausstoßen;
to weep for [or with] \joy vor Freude weinen
2) (liter: expression of gladness) Fröhlichkeit f
3) no pl (Brit) (fam: success) Erfolg m;
did you have any \joy finding the book you wanted? ist es dir gelungen, das Buch zu finden, das du wolltest?;
I thought I might ask Josh to lend me some money - you won't get much \joy from him ich habe gedacht, ich könnte Josh bitten, mir etwas Geld zu borgen - du wirst nicht viel Glück bei ihm haben

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