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    #1

    As glad as someone to

    Hi,

    Is to be as glad as someone to still used in modern English?

    I was as glad as any lost child to have a live human being close to me." (WHHodgson, The Gateway oF The Monster, 1912)

    Thanks a lot.
    Not a Teacher

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    #2

    Re: As glad as someone to

    It doesn't sound dated or old-fashioned to me.
    I am not a teacher.

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