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Everyday phrases | Saying “Thank you” & responding to thanks
Saying Thank You
These phrases are fairly informal. People often say them without really thinking about it. We use them when somebody does something small to help you.
Thank you very much. I really appreciate it. You’ve made my day.
These ones are more formal. We use these when somebody has done something quite large or important to help you
You shouldn’t have.
This 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.
That’s so kind of you. I am most grateful. We would like to express our gratitude.
Accepting someone’s thanks in different ways
You are welcome
Don’t mention it
Not at all
It’s no bother
(It’s) my pleasure