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Ways of saying thank you

hat tip


something that you say, especially when writing on the Internet, to show that you are grateful to someone for giving you information



a public statement of thanks

thank you


used for telling someone that you are grateful for something that they have said or done

bless you

used when you want to thank someone

much obliged

used for thanking someone politely



thank you



thank you

I owe you one

used for thanking someone for something that they have done for you

you’re too kind/generous

used for thanking someone in a way that is very polite but not completely sincere



things that you say or do to tell people that you are grateful to them

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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