> My Concise Oxford Dictionary is extremely concise with a one word entry > "Pleased". Your guess was therefore correct. Even after years of working > with many North Americans, I am still sometimes amazed > at our ability to confuse each other.
And in my American dictionary "pleased" is also given as the first
meaning, but the second meaning is disgruntled, displeased, unhappy.
Priscilla Burrage Vermont US