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How to say "thank you" in English: 12 phrases for all occasions


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How to say "thank you" in English: 12 phrases for all occasions

We say the word “thank you” every day: a neighbor gave me an apple, a colleague helped with a report, a friend took the child from kindergarten, and my husband made a long-awaited compliment. If you are tired of the banal thank you, here is a list of 12 phrases that will help you sincerely and non-trivially thank someone.

  1. Thanks a bunch! - Large thanks ! A bunch is synonymous with a in this expression lot .
  2. You are a peach ! - You're just a peach! So you can thank loved ones, and we love to replace "peach" with another pleasant noun.
  3. You have made my day ! - You really cheered me up! An emotional option that can be used both in a conversation with a loved one and with a stranger.
  4. I really owe you one! - I before you in owe ! Thanks to a colleague who picked up burning cases.
  5. What would I do without you? - What would I am did without you ? Dialogue example: - I know you had a stressful day at work. Don't worry, I'll take care of dinner (I know you had a difficult day at work. worry, I cook dinner ). - What would I do without you, hon? You're wonderful (And what would I only do without you, dear? You are wonderful).
  6. I can ' t thank you enough ! “I don’t even know how to thank you. Appropriate in any speech situation.
  7. You shouldn't have . - Not worth it . You can add: spend money, bother, strain, etc.
  8. This is so nice of you ! - It is so nice of you! Dialog example: - It seems like you need a little pick - me - up , so I made this cake for you (I think you could use a little cheer up, so I baked a cake for you). - Oh , this is very nice of you ! You shouldn ' t have ! (Oh, that's so nice of you! You shouldn't have!)
  9. I ' m just speechless ! - I have no words! A phrase that is often heard at the Oscars.
  10. I appreciate it . - I appreciate it is . Instead of it you can substitute any other word.
  11. I ' m grateful for your assistance . - I appreciate your help. A phrase that is appropriate when talking with strangers.
  12. You have been most helpful . - you to me very helped . A great example of gratitude in business communication.
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Kuban State University, Russia (World Economics); Westminster University (Business & Management).
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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