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I would like to expressmy most sincere gratitudefor the political [...]
support that you have given us and for the way that
[...]
cooperation between our two institutions has been strengthened.
Quiero dejar patente mi agradecimiento por el apoyo político [...]
que nos han prestado y por cómo la cooperación entre nuestras
[...]
dos instituciones se ha visto reforzada.
[...] allow me to expressmy most sincere gratitudeto all the Members [...]
who made a sustained effort on such a technical item.
Señor Presidente, pertame expresar mi más sincera gratitud a todos los diputados [...]
que han hecho el esfuerzo de mantener
[...]
su atención en un asunto de índole tan técnica.
For their commitment, support and the pertinence of their contributions, and for the confidence you have placed in me by
[...]
entrusting me with the uplifting task of Rapporteur-General of the
[...] Conference, may I offer you allmy most sincere gratitude.
Por su abnegación, su apoyo, la pertinencia de su participación, la confianza que me
[...]
demostraron al confiarme la exaltante tarea de Relatora General de la
[...] Conferencia, reciban todos mi profundo reconocimiento.
I would also like to expressmy most sincere gratitudeto all of those who have [...]
made this important encounter possible,
[...]
especially the ICCAT Executive Secretary and the local authorities of the city of Marrakech.
Asimismo desearía expresar mi más vivo agradecimiento a todos aquellos que [...]
han hecho posible este importante encuentro,
[...]
especialmente al Secretario Ejecutivo de ICCAT y a las autoridades locales de la ciudad de Marrakech.
My most sincere gratitudeto VIVICON and [...]
to all the staff that helped us with a very special treatment.
Un agradecimiento muy especial a VIVICON [...]
y al personal que nos atendió, un trato muy especial por parte de todas estas personas.
I want to expressmy most sincere gratitudeto you all for being [...]
with me on a day I'll never forget.
A todos les muestro mi gratitud más sincera por acompañarme [...]
en un día inolvidable para mí.
I would also like to expressmy sincere gratitudeto Ambassador Ahmet [...]
Üzümcü of Turkey, who laid out an excellent basis
[...]
for substantive work throughout this year.
Quisiera expresarle mi sincero agradecimiento al Embajador [...]
Ahmet Üzümcü de Turquía, cuya excelente labor sentó las bases
[...]
de nuestra labor sustantiva este año.
Mr President, first of all I would
[...] like to extendmy sincere gratitudeto the European [...]
Parliament for commemorating the Hungarian revolution of 1956.
Señor Presidente, en primer lugar
[...] me gustaría dar las gracias de todo corazón a los [...]
parlamentarios europeos por conmemorar
[...]
la revolución húngara de 1956.
At the same time, we also
[...] wish to express ourmost sincere gratitudeto all who extended [...]
to us a hand of compassion, solidarity
[...]
and assistance from the very beginning of this trying period.
Al mismo tiempo, queremos
[...] expresar nuestro agradecimiento más sincero a todos aquellos [...]
que nos brindaron su compasión, solidaridad
[...]
y asistencia desde los primeros momentos de este período tan difícil.
I would like to expressmy sincere gratitudetomySpecial Representative, [...]
Kai Eide, for his resolute efforts and commitment,
[...]
and to all UNAMA staff for their unfaltering work, in particular in support of the electoral process, in difficult and dangerous circumstances.
Desearía expresar mi sincero agradecimiento a mi Representante [...]
Especial, Kai Eide, por sus decididos esfuerzos y compromiso,
[...]
y a todo el personal de la UNAMA por su incansable labor, en particular en apoyo del proceso electoral, en circunstancias difíciles y peligrosas.
Whether we say goodbye this week, or put off this
[...]
goodbye for a little longer, I
[...] should like to expressmy sincere gratitudeto you, Mrs Schreyer, [...]
and to wish you much happiness for the future.
Tanto si nos despedimos esta semana, como si la
[...]
despedida se retrasa todavía un
[...] poco, quiero expresarle mi sincera gratitud, señora Schreyer, [...]
y desearle lo mejor para el futuro.
[...] wish to expressmy sincere gratitudetomySpecial Representative [...]
for Liberia, Ellen Margrethe Løj, and
[...]
UNMIL civilian and uniformed personnel for their commitment in supporting the peace consolidation efforts of Liberia.
[...] quisiera expresar mi sincera gratitud a mi Representante Especial [...]
para Liberia, la Sra. Ellen Margrethe Løj,
[...]
y al personal civil y uniformado de la UNMIL por su empeño en apoyar los esfuerzos de consolidación de la paz en Liberia.
I would like to seize this
[...] opportunity to expressmy sincere gratitudeto you and the United [...]
Nations for the support already
[...]
rendered, through the deployment of several planning and other staff to support the AMISOM Strategic, Planning and Management Unit.
Desearía aprovechar esta oportunidad para expresar a usted y
[...] a las Naciones Unidas mi sincera gratitud por el apoyo ya [...]
prestado, mediante el despliegue
[...]
de varios funcionarios para colaborar en tareas de planificación y de otra índole con la Dependencia de Estrategia, Planificación y Gestión de la AMISOM.
Let me once again, Mr. President, congratulate you on your assumption of the
[...]
presidency of the Security
[...] Council and express thesincere gratitudeofmydelegation for inviting [...]
us to participate in this debate.
Permítame ahora felicitarlo nuevamente por haber asumido la
[...]
Presidencia del Consejo de Seguridad
[...] y expresarle el sincero agradecimiento de mi delegación por habernos [...]
invitado a participar en este debate.
I extend these thanks to the coordinators and staff of the political groups and
[...] also wish to expressmy sincere gratitudeto the committee [...]
Hago extensivo mi agradecimiento a los
[...]
coordinadores y el personal de los grupos políticos y también
[...] deseaa dar las gracias sinceramente a la secretaría [...]
(DE) Madam President, Commissioner de
[...]
Palacio, ladies and gentlemen, I would
[...] like to offer the rapporteurmy most sincerecongratulations and also my thanks.
(DE) Señora Presidenta, señora
[...]
Comisaria De Palacio, Señorías, quiero
[...] expresar a la ponente mis sinceras felicitaciones y también mi agradecimiento.
Andmostimportantly, let me expressmy sincereappreciation to the delegations that have [...]
worked hard throughout the first
[...]
part of the session and in good spirits to give meaning and substance to our agenda.
Y, lo que es más importante de todo, pertanme expresar mi sincero agradecimiento a las [...]
delegaciones que durante la primera
[...]
parte del período de sesiones han trabajado duramente y con buen ánimo para dar sentido y sustancia a nuestra agenda.
I would like to expressmy sincere gratitudeto all of you for [...]
your contribution to what has been one of the European Parliament's finest hours.
Me gustaría manifestarles mi más sincera gratitud a todos ustedes [...]
por su contribución a lo que ha sido uno de los momentos
[...]
álgidos del Parlamento Europeo.
I would like to expressmy sincere gratitudeto the President of [...]
the Security Council, Ambassador Zhang Yesui of China, for his invitation.
Quisiera expresar mi sincero agradecimiento al Presidente del [...]
Consejo de Seguridad, Embajador Zhang Yesui de China, por su invitación.
The Commission expresses itsmost sincere gratitudeto the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) who are its partners [...] [...]
in the implementation of this aid.
La Comisión quiere agradecer al Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados (ACNUR), al Comité Internacional de la Cruz Roja (CICR) y a las ONG que colaboran con ella su participación en la distribución de la ayuda.
On behalf of the Commission I
[...] would like to expressmy sincere gratitudeto your rapporteur Mr [...]
En nombre de la Comisión,
[...] me gustaría expresar mi más sincera gratitud hacia nuestro ponente, [...]
Ourmost sincere gratitudeand congratulations on the organisation [...]
A todos ellos nuestro más sincero agradecimiento y felicidades por la [...]
organizacíónde la carrera.
First and this is not mere
[...] politeness - I wish to expressmy sincere gratitudeto the Inter-American [...]
Press Association on this special occasion.
En primer lugar, y no por obligada cortesía, quiero señalar en
[...] esta ocasión especial mi sincero reconocimiento a la Sociedad Interamericana [...]
Here, I wish to expressmy sincere gratitudeand thanks for the support [...]
that the Council has provided to the Tribunal, to
[...]
international justice and to me personally during the past few years.
Quiero expresar aquí mi sincero agradecimiento por el apoyo que ha [...]
prestado el Consejo al Tribunal, a la justicia internacional
[...]
y mí, en lo personal, en los últimos dos años.
[...] would also like to conveymy sincere gratitudeto His Excellency Monsignor [...]
Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann for
[...]
the efficient and effective manner in which he conducted the previous session.
[...] también quisiera transmitir mi sincero agradecimiento a Su Excelencia Monseñor [...]
Miguel d'Escoto Brockmann
[...]
por la manera eficiente y efectiva en la que dirigió el anterior período de sesiones.
(SL) Allow me to express bothmy sincere gratitudefor your constructive debate and [...]
my apologies for leaving this session
[...]
early because I am returning home.
(SL) Permítanme expresar mi sincera gratitud por su constructivo debate y mis disculpas por [...]
abandonar la sesión antes de
[...]
tiempo, ya que regreso a casa.

I wish to express my sincere gratitude and appreciation to my supervisor Dr. A Rajaraman, for giving me the opportunity to work on this interesting and.

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sincere gratitude meaning

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On behalf of the Management
[...] Board of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A., let meexpress my sincere gratitudeand wish you a pleasant read.
W imieniu całego Zarządu GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. dziękuję i życzę Państwu przyjemnej lektury.
I extend these thanks to the coordinators and staff of the political
[...] groups and also wish toexpress my sincere gratitudeto the committee secretariat.
Obejmuję tymi podziękowaniami także koordynatorów i personel
[...] grup politycznych, ch także wyrazić moją szczerą wdzięcznć sekretariatowi [...]
MayIexpress my sincere gratitudeto those members [...]
of parliament for having agreed to accompany me here, to Strasbourg.
Prag wyrazić uznanie dla tych posłów do parlamentu, [...]
którzy zgodzili się towarzyszyć mi podczas wizyty w Strasburgu.
[...] Commission I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudeto your rapporteur Mr [...]
W imieniu Komisji chciałbym wyrazić swoją szczerą wdzięczność dla waszego sprawozdawcy, [...]
I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudeto all those delegations [...]
who have made efforts and shown flexibility to bring us this far.
Prag wyrazić moją szczerą wdzięczność wszystkim tym delegacjom, [...]
które podjęły ten wysiłek i dzięki których elastycznej
[...]
postawie zaszliśmy tak daleko.
Nevertheless, I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudeto the Swedish Presidency [...]
and, in particular, Mr Lindblad, for
[...]
its work and its constant presence during the discussions on budget issues.
Chciałabym niemniej wyrazić szczerą wdzięczność prezydencji szwedzkiej, [...]
a zwłaszcza panu Hansowi Lindbladowi, za pracę i
[...]
ciągłą obecność podczas dyskusji o sprawach budżetowych.
I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudefor the work of our [...]
three representatives at the Intergovernmental Conference
[...]
– Elmar Brok, Enrique Barón Crespo and Andrew Duff.
Chciałbym wyrazić szczere podziękowania za pracę naszych trzech [...]
przedstawicieli na konferencję międzyrządową - Elmara Broka,
[...]
Enrique Baróna Crespo i Andrew Duffa.
I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudeto all of you for your [...]
contribution to what has been one of the European Parliament's finest hours.
Chciałbym wyrazić swoją szczerą wdzięczność wszystkim tym, którzy przyczynili [...]
się do tych najdonioślejszych chwil w Parlamencie.
On behalf of the UEFA Executive
[...]
Committee and on behalf of
[...] myself, I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudeto you for the immense [...] [...]
Ukrainian authorities for hosting Euro-2012 matches in an ideal way,” Michel Platini’s letter reads.
[...] Wykonawczego i mnie osobiście chcę wyrazićWam moje szczere podziękowania za te [...]
ogromne wysiłki, jakie zostały
[...]
dokonane przez władze Ukrainy do idealnego przeprowadzenia meczów Euro-2012", - mówi się w liście Michela Platiniego.
I want toexpress my sincere gratitudeto all off you who have put your trust in me.
pragnę złożyć gorące podziękowania wszystkim osobom, które obdarzyły mnie swym poparciem.
– I would like toexpress my sincere gratitudeto the rapporteur, Kinga [...]
Gál, for her effort to open up the problem of the
[...]
violation of human rights in the European Union.
Alexander Mirsky (S&D ), na
[...] piśmie – Chciałbym wyrazić swoją szczerą wdzięczność dla sprawozdawczyni, [...]
Kingi Gál, za jej wysiłki
[...]
na rzecz zajęcia się problemem naruszeń praw człowieka w Unii Europejskiej.
(SL) Allow me toexpressbothmy sincere gratitudefor your constructive [...]
debate and my apologies for leaving this session
[...]
early because I am returning home.
[...] mi pozwolićzarówno wyrazić moją szczerą wdzięczność za państwa konstruktywną [...]
debatę jak i przeprosić, że muszę
[...]
wcześniej opuścić tę sesję, ponieważ wracam do domu.
[...] please allow me toexpress mymostsincere gratitudeto all the Members [...]
who made a sustained effort on such a technical item.
Panie przewodniczący! Chcibym wyrazić moją szczerą wdzięczność wszystkim posłom, którzy [...]
nieustannie dokładają starań w tej technicznej kwestii.
I would like toexpress mymostsincere gratitudeto Mr. Bartosz [...]
Krajka and Mr. Paweł Janowski from Behlert & Behlert Translation
[...]
and Conference Services, who did an extraordinary job, flawlessly translating the terminology used by the Starwood and Sheraton group, and thus substantially contributing to the success of the training.
Wielkie podziękowania kieruję w stronę Pana Bartosza Krajki i [...]
Pana Pawła Janowskiego z agencji Behlert & Behlert Tłumaczenia
[...]
i Konferencje, którzy wykonali wspaniałą pracę, istotnie przyczyniając się do sukcesu szkolenia poprzez zapewnienie prawidłowego przekładu terminologii grupy Strawood
I would like toexpressto all of themmy sincere gratitude.
Wszystkim składam serdeczne podziękowanie.
[...] would like toexpress my sincerethanks andgratitudeto Mr Lehne and [...]
the whole working party: Ms Diana
[...]
Wallis, Ms Dagmar Roth-Behrendt, Ms Rebecca Harms, Mr Hannes Swoboda and, of course, our rapporteur, Mr Paulo Rangel.
Przy tej okazji chciałbym wyrazić swoje najszczersze podziękowania i wdzięczność [...]
dla pana posła Lehnego i całego zespołu
[...]
roboczego: pani Diany Wallis, pani Dagmar Roth-Behrendt, pani Rebeki Harms, pana Hannesa Swobody, a także oczywiście naszego sprawozdawcy, pana Paula Rangela.
I wish toexpressfirst of allmy sincere gratitudeto you, Chief [...]
Rabbi, Doctor Riccardo Di Segni, for your invitation and
[...]
for the thoughtful words which you have addressed to me.
Przede wszystkim prag wyrazić gorącą wdzięczność Panu, Rabinie [...]
Naczelny, doktorze Riccardo Di Segni, za skierowane do
[...]
mnie zaproszenie i za wypowiedziane do mnie znaczące słowa.
I desire toexpress my sincerethanks to you for maintaining the memory andgratitude.
Pragwyrazić najszczersze podziękowania za podtrzymywanie pamięci i wdzięczności.
For all those who will be spending Christmas in our Centres, I wish to offer a special thought: for the sick and their loved ones, I wish that the birth of the Lord will arrive as a light full of hope; to all the Brothers and Co-workers who will be standing by the side of the sick and the guests in our Centres over this period, and
[...]
especially on Christmas Day itself, I
[...] offer my mostsincerethanks andmy gratitude,because over [...]
these coming days you will be,
[...]
as indeed you always are, the living expression of the hospitality of St John of God.
Szczególne życzenia przesyłam wszystkim tym, którzy spędzą te święta w naszych ośrodkach: pacjentom oraz ich bliskim życzę, aby narodziny Pana stały się dla nich światłem pełnym nadziei. Wszystkim braciom i współpracownikom, którzy w tych dniach, zwłaszcza w Boże Narodzenie, będą otaczać opieką
[...]
chorych i podopiecznych w naszych
[...] dziełach, pragnę wyrazić moje najszczerszeowa uznania i podziękowania, [...] [...]
jak zawsze, jesteście żywym wyrazem szpitalnictwa św.
However, first and foremost it is the effect of hard work and
[...]
commitment of the Agency’s competent staff, to which on this occasion I would like to convey
[...] the words ofmy sincere gratitude.
Jest to przede wszystkim efekt pracy i zaangażowania kompetentnego zespołu pracowników, którym przy
[...] okazji jubileuszu pragnę serdecznie podziękować.
We also wish toexpressoursincere gratitudeto the institutions [...]
which finance the summer academy, without which it would
[...]
be impossible to run it in its current form, standard or scale.
Pragniemy również wyrazić wdzięczność wobec instytucji finansujących [...]
szkołę letnią, bez których niemożliwe byłoby prowadzenie
[...]
jej w obecnym kształcie, a na pewno niemożliwe byłoby realizowanie projektu lokalnego w tak zaawansowanej i ambitnej formie.
I would like to convey to
[...] Professor Warmusmydeepest and mostsincere gratitudefor all that.
Chcę przekazać Panu Profesorowi mojąęboką wdzięczność za to wszystko.
On behalf of the members of the Board of the International
[...]
Society for Fluoride Research, I
[...] would like tosincerely express mycordialgratitudeto Professor [...]
Zygmunt Machoy and his colleagues
[...]
for planning and preparing for the XI National Fluorine Symposium to be held in Szczecin in October 2004.
W imieniu władz Międzynarodowego Towarzystwa Badań nad
[...] Fluorem (ISFR) pragnę wyrazić moją serdeczną wdzięcznć Panu Profesorowi [...] [...]
i Jego współpracownikom za zorganizowanie XI Ogólnopolskiego Sympozjum Fluorowego, które odbędzie się w Szczecinie w październiku 2004 roku.
First, on behalf of the Management Board, I
[...] would like toexpress my gratitudefor all who contributed [...]
to another excellent year at Echo Investment.
[...] w imieniu Zarządu wyrazić swoje podziękowanie dla [...]
wszystkich, którzy przyczynili się do tego, że mamy
[...]
za sobą kolejny, bardzo dobry rok dla Echo Investment.
I wish toexpress my gratitudeto our Business Partners [...]
for their effective cooperation and trust and to our Customers for their kindness,
[...]
loyalty and appreciation of our efforts aimed at meeting their expectations as fully as possible.
Pragnę też wyrazić wdzięczność, za efektywną współpracę [...]
i zaufanie, naszym Partnerom biznesowym, a Klientom za życzliwość, lojalność i
[...]
docenienie naszych wysiłków zmierzających do coraz pełniejszego spełniania ich oczekiwań.
The Center for Urban History
[...] would like toexpressitssincere gratitudeto the Erste Foundation [...] [...]
both the exhibition and this publication.
[...] Miejskiej sada wyrazy szczerej wdzięczności wiedeńskiej fundacji [...]
Erste za wsparcie wystawy i niniejszej publikacji.
It was a year full of events requiring additional effort which is why I would like toexpress my gratitudeto the Governing Body and all the staff of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. for their cooperation, dedication and involvement [...] [...]
in acting for the good of the Company.
Był to rok pełen wydarzeń wymagających dodatkowego wysiłku, dlatego chciałbym podziękować Zarządowi oraz Pracownikom GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. za współpracę i zaangażowanie w działaniu dla dobra spółki.
All the guests who arrived at this special ceremony
[...] would like toexpress sincerecongratulations and show their recognition andgratitudefor fruitful [...]
cooperation which resulted in substantial heritage.
Na tę uroczystość przybyli ci wszyscy, którzy chcą złożyć najlepsze gratulacje wraz ze słowami uznania i podziękowań [...]
za szczególną współpracę,
[...]
dzięki której powstał niezwykle solidny dorobek.
According to human rights activist Galym
[...] Galeuov, beside the"sincereconfession of guilt and deepgratitudeto the authorities of Kazakhstan", Natalia Sokolova tried to convince the audience that "the judgment of the court and the plans made by the authorities regardingmyrelease were made [...] [...]
and were independent of the views of international human rights organisations, and my remorse here was of a greater value than any other factors"[4].
Według informacji podanej przez obrońcę praw
[...] człowieka Galyma Galeuova, oprócz „szczerego przyznania się do winy i wyrażenia głębokiej wdzięczności dla władz Kazachstanu" Natalia Sokolova starała się przekonać obecnych, że „wyrok sądu i kroki podjęte przez władze w celu mojego zwolnienia zostały [...]
dokonane w sposób suwerenny
[...]
i niezależny od poglądów międzynarodowych organizacji praw człowieka, a moja skrucha miała tutaj większą wartość niż wszelkie inne czynniki”[4].
Acting as the President of CRASP and a graduate of the renowned PRF Schools of Strategic Management for rectors, I would like toexpress my gratitudeto Professor Jerzy Woźnicki for our fruitful cooperation, and for the above mentioned important initiative performed as part of Programme of Regular Projects in the system of academic schools management training since 2005.
Jako Przewodnicząca KRASP, ale również jako absolwentka sławnych Szkół Zarządzania Strategicznego FRP dla rektorów, pragnę podziękować Profesorowi Jerzemu Woźnickiemu za owocną współpracę, a także za ważną inicjatywę realizowaną w ramach Programu Stałych przedsięwzięć w systemie doskonalenia kadr kierowniczych uczelni akademickich, przez Fundację od 2005 r.
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Sincere Gratitude

sincere gratitude meaning

Take a moment and think about how many times you’ve said “thank you” today.

If you’re living in the United States or another English speaking country, you’ve probably said it more times than you can count.

“Thank you” has become such a common response that we often don’t notice when we’ve said it.

As a non-native speaker, you may be surprised by how much Americans say “thank you” for doing something that’s common courtesy, or expected because of your personal or professional relationship.

Here it’s polite to say “thanks” when someone does a small favor for you, shows you kindness, or helps you out, even if it’s expected.

Although thanking someone may seem simple, you want to make sure your sincere feelings are clear.

In this video, you’ll learn how to go beyond thank you and find out more ways to show appreciation and express gratitude in American English.

You’ll practice useful English expressions that will help you be more specific about what you’re thankful for.

You’ll also find out how to show sincere gratitude through your intonation.

And remember, it’s not just about the words!

Being grateful can actually improve your mood, your attitude, and even your life.

Let’s get started!


Difference Between Thanks, Appreciation, and Gratitude

First things first, let’s go over the language we use in order to talk about giving thanks.

Saying thank you describes the simple, clear act of using a phrase like “thanks,” “thank you,” “thanks so much,” or the other common expressions we’ll talk about in this video.

When we appreciate someone or something, we perform an action.

We recognize the value of something we received, the time someone spent with us, or their contribution to our lives.

Appreciation goes beyond words: it’s a deeper feeling that we experience.

When we show appreciation, we demonstrate these feelings through words or actions or both.

This usually involves saying a genuine thank you, either publicly or privately, and being clear and specific about what we appreciate.

Gratitude can be considered an attitude or an approach to living a good life.

The word “gratitude” describes the state of being grateful or thankful due to a consistent awareness of the positive aspects of your life.

For many people, gratitude is actually a practice, something you may choose to do on a daily basis.

In short, thanks are simply words, appreciation is an action, and gratitude is a practice. You can be thankful, appreciative, and grateful all at the same time!


Why Saying Thank You is Important

As I mentioned a moment ago, saying thank you more often and giving thanks as part of a daily gratitude practice can have an important impact on your personal well-being. (Check out this Psychology Today article for more information.)

For non-native English speakers, regularly saying thank you can also have a major impact on how people view you, and how they interpret your meaning and your message.

First of all, saying thank you shows good manners.

It’s one of the quickest and easiest ways to ensure that someone sees you as polite.

(For more tips about politeness, you can read these articles!)

Admit it – we’re more likely to remember when someone doesn’t say thank you after we’ve invested time and energy into helping them.

(You can probably think of a few examples right now!)

Besides sounding more polite, saying thank you indicates that you understand and respect that the other person offered you their time, energy, knowledge, or assistance.

Showing appreciation has an additional benefit: it enables us to connect with others.

When we sincerely appreciate how other people contribute to our lives, this creates a deeper shared bond between us.

In turn, this often leads to a stronger friendship, or a more supportive work relationship with more opportunities to work together and collaborate in the future.

Remember, the key word here is sincere.

When you’re being sincere, you truly mean what you say, your feelings are authentic, and your attitude is genuine, not fake.

We definitely know when people truly appreciate us!

Now that we’ve discussed the importance of saying “thank you,” let’s talk about how to genuinely show appreciation through both your words and your intonation.


Guidelines to Saying Thank You

When expressing gratitude in American English, there are four guidelines that you can follow in order to show sincere appreciation:

  1. Choose an appropriate expression to say thank you.
  2. Show appreciation through your intonation.
  3. Be specific about what you’re thanking the person for.
  4. Follow up with another appreciative phrase or compliment.

Simple, Classic Expressions to Say Thank You

Let’s start off with some simple, classic expressions you can use to say “thank you.”

If you’re in doubt about the best way to show your appreciation, don’t worry.

A simple “thanks” or “thank you” is always enough as long as it’s genuine.

For more variety, choose one of these common expressions:

  • Thank you.
  • Thanks.
  • Thank you so much.
  • Thanks so much.
  • Thanks a lot.
  • Thanks a ton.
  • Thanks a bunch.
  • Thanks a million.
  • All I can say is thanks.
  • All I can say is thank you.
  • I appreciate it.
  • I really appreciate it.

Use Intonation That Expresses Your Appreciation

When saying thank you, be sure to use intonation that expresses your appreciation.

Your tone of voice is key to making sure the other person understands you’re being sincere.

Showing enthusiasm through your intonation helps people understand you mean what you say.

Without the appropriate intonation, your “thank you” can sound flat or even sarcastic.

To show appreciation through your intonation, you’ll use consistent rises throughout your speech, as well as a normal rise and fall to signal you’re done talking.

You can put extra stress or emphasis on the words that express these feelings of gratitude, such as “thanks,” “thank,” “appreciate,” “thankful,” and “grateful.”

Listen to the video and pay attention to how I emphasize the words in bold:

  • Thank you.
  • I appreciate it.
  • I’m so grateful.
  • We’re so thankful.

If you choose an expression that intensifies your feelings, put extra emphasis on that word by holding the stressed vowel sound.

Once again, listen to the video and pay attention to how I hold the intensifier:

  • I really appreciate it.
  • Thanks a million.
  • Thanks so much.

The right intonation will help you sound even more sincere, whereas more flat intonation will make you sound bored or even annoyed.

When you feel truly grateful, you want to show it through your tone of voice!

Watch the video to hear me compare the difference between sincere and flat intonation on these examples:

  • Thank you.
  • Thanks.
  • Thanks a million.
  • I really appreciate it.

Intonation matters just as much as the words.


Fun Ways to Say Thank You

Besides the classic expressions that we just discussed, there are several fun expressions we can use to say “thank you” in more informal situations.

Native English speakers recognize these phrases as expressions of gratitude, especially when you use the right intonation.

Listen to how I express enthusiasm and sincere gratitude when saying these expressions and then practice along with me:

  • You’re the best!
  • You rock!
  • Props to…Anna/my advisor.
  • I’d love to give a shout out to… my brother/Sarah.
  • Shout out to… my sister/my friends.
  • Hats off to you.
  • You saved my life.
  • You saved my day.
  • You made my day.
  • You’re a lifesaver.
  • I owe you.
  • I owe you one.
  • I owe you big time.
  • I’ll pay you back.
  • I’ll get you back.

The last few expressions show that you’re thankful for the other person’s help and indicate that you’ll be sure to help them out if they ever need it in a similar situation.


Vary Your Vocabulary When Saying Thank You

When thanking the same person for a number of things, be sure to vary your vocabulary.

We don’t usually say “thank you, thank you, thank you.”

Instead, we may say something like, “Thanks a bunch. I really appreciate it. You’re the best.”
Or, “Thank you so much. I owe you one. You rock.”

Using a few different expressions to say thank you repeatedly will help you sound more natural!


Be Specific About What You Are Thankful For

When we thank someone, we want to make sure the person understands exactly why we’re saying it.

You strengthen your expression of thanks by being specific about what you’re grateful for.

Thankfully, it’s really easy to be specific: simply use the word “for.”

You can say:

  • Thank you for your help.
  • Thanks for coming to my party.
  • Thank you for responding so quickly.
  • Thanks for the coffee.

If you use the verb “appreciate,” you want to follow it with a noun or pronoun instead:

  • I really appreciate it.
  • I appreciate you.
  • I appreciate your help.
  • I appreciate your time.
  • I appreciate your advice.
  • I really appreciate your suggestions.

Once again, intonation matters.

Consider how you can express how grateful you feel through your tone of voice.


Expressing Gratitude

Similarly, when we express gratitude for another person or for the blessings in our lives, we need to be specific.

As I mentioned, gratitude is a practice and it helps to name what we’re grateful for.

Here are a few ways you can express gratitude:

  • I’m grateful for your time.
  • I’m thankful for your friendship.
  • I’m truly grateful that you believed in this project.
  • I feel blessed to have such great coworkers.

Saying Thank You in Specific Situations

In American English, we have quite a few expressions of gratitude that are more commonly used in certain situations.

You can start off with “thanks” or “thank you” in all of these expressions.

Here are some examples:

  • Thank you for coming. This is used to appreciate that someone attended your party, performance, or meeting.
  • Thank you for writing. Thank you for calling. These are used to thank someone for reaching out to you via email or by phone.
  • Thanks for checking in. This is used to thank someone for following up if they knew the other person was feeling bad or stressed or sick.
  • Thank you for letting me know. This is often used after you’ve received good or bad news.
  • Thanks for getting back to me. This is used when someone responds to your inquiry or request.
  • Thank you for the gift. This is used after receiving a present or donation.
  • Thanks for the invitation. Thanks for the invite. These expressions are used to show appreciation for being included, even if you can’t attend.
  • Thank you for the kind words. This is usually used after receiving a compliment.
  • Thanks for the support. This is often used to show appreciation when someone shows you compassion when you’re feeling sad, discouraged, upset or emotional. It can also be used to thank someone for having confidence in your ability to achieve something.
  • Thanks for taking the time to [do something]. This is used to show appreciation for a busy person’s time.

Follow Up With Another Appreciative Phrase

As we talked about a moment ago, in order to emphasize your appreciation, you want to repeat or reiterate your gratitude without saying thank you several times in a row.

Instead, follow up with one of these expressions in order to show that the other person’s action, time, or gift truly matters to you:

  • You didn’t have to do this.
  • You didn’t need to do that.
  • You are so thoughtful.
  • You’re so generous.
  • You’re so sweet.
  • I’m so touched.
  • That means so much.
  • That means so much to me.
  • That means a lot.
  • You’ve gone above and beyond.
  • What would I do without you?
  • I couldn’t have done it without you.
  • That’s so nice of you.
  • You’re too kind.
  • You’re amazing.

As usual, pay attention to your intonation.

Lengthening and holding key words can help you express how you feel.


Showing Deeper Appreciation

If words just don’t seem like enough to express the extent of your gratitude, these expressions demonstrate a deep appreciation for the person and their actions.

Be sure to only use these expressions for situations that truly merit your most sincere regards.

Your intonation will be very respectful and deliberate in order to emphasize how much you mean what you’re saying.

  • I don’t even have the words to thank you.
  • I appreciate this more than you’ll ever know.
  • Thank you from the bottom of my heart.
  • I’m eternally grateful.
  • I can’t thank you enough.
  • I’ll never forget your kindness.
  • I don’t think I can ever repay you.
  • You have my deepest thanks.
  • You have my most sincere appreciation.
  • You have my deepest gratitude.
  • You have my utmost respect.

Your Turn

As you can see, there are many, many different ways to show appreciation and express gratitude beyond the words “thank you,” even though that’s a great start.

Now that you’ve learned all about saying thanks, you want to practice these expressions so that they start to feel more natural for you.

Choose three or four expressions that you can see yourself using, and practice saying them with the right intonation.

For a little extra practice, leave a comment below showing appreciation for anything you’d like.

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This article was originally published in November 2016, and was updated in September 2019.

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