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Hi

"I am more than happy to be assitance."

This sentence sound strange to me because of the word "more than". What is the function of "more than"( verb, adv or ..?)?

Can i say happy to assist instead of "happy to be assistance"?Does there any different?

Best regard,

Agnes
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The sentence should have read " I am more than happy to be of assistance....."

This is a very formal way to speak and yes, you could also say "I would be happy to assist you"
Hi,

'More than happy' means 'very, very happy', 'ecstatic'.

Best wishes, Clive
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I know the question hasn't been raised, but I would use it in the future or the conditional i. e. Emotion: smile "I'd/'ll be more than happy to be of assistance"; somehow "I was more than happy to be of assistance" sounds a bit too much...
If i am writing the letter to my friend's grandmother, is it too formal?

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To a friend's grandmother I am / I'd be more than happy to be of assistance is fine; to your own grandmother it would be too formal; I'd be / I am happy to help you is more appropriate. Does your grandmother speak English, though?
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No, my grandmother can't talk in English.

"to be of asistance" This part seem strange to me, can you explaint the structure of it?

Thank in advance
Of assistance is a postmodifying prepositional phrase; it is normally used with abstract qualities: a man of honor, a person of some repute. In I am happy to be of assistance, it seems to me to notionally modify I-- the whole nonfinite clause to be of assistance being a sentence complement.
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