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adjective     grateful pronunciation in American English
  1. feeling that you want to thank someone because they have given you something or have done something for you

    Thanks for coming with me. I’m really grateful.

    grateful for:

    I’m very grateful for all your help with the party.

    grateful to someone for something:

    She was grateful to them for letting her stay at their house.

    grateful (that):

    You should be grateful that I didn’t tell your parents.

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Sophie smiled gratefully at the waiter.

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