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thank you



interj, n
a. a conventional expression of gratitude
b. (as modifier): a thank-you card.
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Noun1.Thank you - a conversational expression of gratitudethank you - a conversational expression of gratitude
thanks - an acknowledgment of appreciation
شكراشُكْرا، أشْكُرَك
dankedanke schönvielen Dank
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thank you

nDankeschön nt; he grabbed the book without even a thank-youer riss das Buch ohne ein Dankeschön ntor ohne ein Wort ntdes Dankes an sich; thank-you letterDankschreiben nt


(θӕŋk) verb
to express appreciation or gratitude to (someone) for a favour, service, gift etc. He thanked me for the present; She thanked him for inviting her.
ˈthankful adjective
grateful; relieved and happy. He was thankful that the journey was over; a thankful sigh.
ˈthankfully adverb
ˈthankfulness noun
ˈthankless adjective
for which no-one is grateful. Collecting taxes is a thankless task.
ˈthanklessly adverb
ˈthanklessness noun
thanks noun plural
expression(s) of gratitude. I really didn't expect any thanks for helping them.
thank you. Thanks (very much) for your present; Thanks a lot!; No, thanks; Yes, thanks.
ˈthanksgiving noun
the act of giving thanks, especially to God, eg in a church service. a service of thanksgiving.
Thanksˈgiving noun
(also Thanksgiving Day) in the United States, a special day (the fourth Thursday in November) for giving thanks to God.
thanks to
because of. Thanks to the bad weather, our journey was very uncomfortable.
thank you
I thank you. Thank you (very much) for your present; No, thank you.
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References in classic literature ?
First let me thank you for all that you have done for me.
We thank you for the use of your cabin, and are sorry that you did not permit us the pleasure of seeing and thanking you in person.
I must thank you first; let me speak to you as if I really were a child.
Sir,' said Mr Tappertit with a low bow, 'I thank you for this condescension, and am glad to see you.
I thank you for your good opinion, sir,' said Sim, much gratified,
Brother, I thank you a million times for your more than brotherly welcome, and a million times more to that for your more than brotherly intentions.
Laurence, who looked quite taken aback, and held out her hand, saying, with only a small quaver in her voice, "I came to thank you, sir, for.
No, sir, no; I can't do that, thank you, I have only just money enough to get back with.
It's good, quite good, thank you," said the Frenchman, in French, "but there must be some linen left over.
You've been good to me," she said, "and I thank you ever so much.
Oh, thank you, Sir, for your kindness," replied Van Baerle, in a melancholy tone; "the joy of others pains me; please spare me this pang.
Polly felt it, and it did her good; hastily wiping the traitorous eyes, she laughed and said cheerfully, "There, I 'm all right again; thank you, don't trouble yourself with my parcels.