give thanks

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Verb1.give thanks - express gratitude or show appreciation to
acknowledge, recognise, recognize - express obligation, thanks, or gratitude for; "We must acknowledge the kindness she showed towards us"
convey - make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me"
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On reading the letter my voice failed me, and still more when I heard my father say, 'Two days hence thou wilt depart, Cardenio, in accordance with the duke's wish, and give thanks to God who is opening a road to thee by which thou mayest attain what I know thou dost deserve; and to these words he added others of fatherly counsel.
As it was I could but follow the yellow warriors, with bowed head, and give thanks for the chance that had given Thuvan Dihn and me such easy ingress to the capital of Salensus Oll.
At this point one might ask: It is quite expected for one to give thanks when something good happens but why should he give thanks when things go awry and how he should do it?
The theme of this year's service will be volunteering and I hope that all those attending will give thanks for the unsung heroes who are volunteering out in their communities.
Family-friendly event asks participants to give thanks around the holidays by walking for childhood cancer research and treatment
This is a quintessentially american holiday, and during this time we give thanks to our friends, our family, for citizens who show compassion to those in need, and for neighbours who help strangers they've never met.
The Curragh trainer is looking at races such as the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Give Thanks Stakes at Cork on August 6 or the Irish St Leger Trial Stakes at his local track on August 24 for the six-year-old, as long as conditions are favourable.
We also give thanks to the staff doctors and support teams of all the injured soldiers being treated in the magnificent modern Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
We came to give thanks for these last 20 years and for all the people that support and follow us.
However, even as the American civic religion shows its cracks and more preachers rightly seek to avoid platitudes that give simple lip service to the state, there remains reason to give thanks.
Let us give thanks for living in a country founded on the principles of freedom of religion, tolerance, and mutual respect.
In this week's TribCast, Evan, Ross and Jay give thanks for the arrival of new congressional maps - and the improbable comeback of newly humane Newt Gingrich.