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To be grateful, or to say thank you

thank

verb

to tell someone that you are grateful for something that they have done or given to you

acknowledge

verb

to thank someone for something they have done or given you, especially in writing or by saying it publicly

appreciate

verb

to be grateful for something

owe

verb

to feel grateful to someone because of the way that they have helped you

be/feel obligated to someone

to feel that you owe someone something because of what they have done for you

acknowledge

verb

to let someone know that you have received something they sent you

owe

verb

to have something only because someone or something has helped you

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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bottom line

the amount of money that a business makes or loses

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subtweet

to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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