I’m glad to hear that!：それは良かった！Japanese Phrase #189
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[wp-svg-icons icon=”pencil-2″ wrap=”span”] それは良かった！(sore wa yokatta)
[wp-svg-icons icon=”arrow-right-2″ wrap=”span”] I’m glad to hear that! / 真是太好了！ / 그거 잘됐네! / Vậy thì tốt quá!
When you want to express pleasure at what the speaker has just said, you would be able to use “それは良かった！(sore wa yokatta)” which means “I’m glad to hear that!”. Everybody could use this phrase in daily conversations as casual. The polite way to use it is “それは良かったです。(sore wa yokatta desu)” and which is also used in business situations as formal. Furthermore, native speakers often omit “それは” of “それは良かった！” so that would be “良かった！”.
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