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11-8-13 Thank you

Thanking people

We British have a great variety of ways to thank people and showing appreciation for a gift or an act of kindness. Here are ten of them...


Ten Expressions to Use In Speaking And Writing
1) Thanks.
2) Cheers.
3) Thank you very much.
4) I really appreciate it.
5) You've made my day.
6) How thoughtful.
7) You shouldn't have.
8) That's so kind of you.
9) I am most grateful.
10) We would like to express our gratitude.


How To Use These Phrases In Your English
1) Phrases 1 and 2 are fairly informal. People often say them without really thinking about it. We use them when somebody does something small to help you.
2) Phrases 3 and 4 are more formal. We use these when somebody has done something quite large or important to help you.
3) We use phrase 6 when somebody gives you a present. We are saying thank you to the other person for thinking about you and deciding to give a present.
4) Phrase 7 is also for receiving a present. You are saying that the other person is too generous. It does NOT mean that the person speaking is angry or annoyed.
5) Phrases 9 and 10 are more formal. Phrase 10 is especially formal and is only used in business letters and formal speeches.

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