thank for


thank for
phr verb
Thank for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑trouble

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  • have someone or something to thank for something — have (someone or something) to thank for (something) used to say that someone or something is responsible for something The television show has young audiences to thank for its success. [=the show is successful because it is popular with young… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have to thank for — have (someone or something) to thank for (something) used to say that someone or something is responsible for something The television show has young audiences to thank for its success. [=the show is successful because it is popular with young… …   Useful english dictionary

  • have somebody to thank (for something) — have sb to thank (for sth) idiom used when you are saying who is responsible for sth • I have my parents to thank for my success. Main entry: ↑thankidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • oneself to thank for — To be the cause of (one s own misfortune) ● thank …   Useful english dictionary

  • have oneself to thank for — be the one to blame, be the one responsible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • have someone to thank (for something) — …   Useful english dictionary

  • thank — [ θæŋk ] verb transitive *** to tell someone that you are grateful for something they have done or given to you: She didn t even thank me. thank someone for something: I just wanted to thank you for the flowers, they re beautiful. thank someone… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thank — W2S1 [θæŋk] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: thancian] 1.) to tell someone that you are pleased and grateful for something they have done, or to be polite about it ▪ I haven t had a chance to thank him yet. thank sb for (doing) sth ▪ Did you thank… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank — [thaŋk] vt. [ME thankien < OE thancian, akin to Ger danken < IE base * tong , to think > THINK1, L tongere, to know] 1. to show or express appreciation or gratitude to, as by saying “thank you” 2. to hold responsible; blame: an ironic… …   English World dictionary

  • thank — [[t]θæ̱ŋk[/t]] ♦ thanks, thanking, thanked 1) CONVENTION (formulae) You use thank you or, in more informal English, thanks to express your gratitude when someone does something for you or gives you what you want. Thank you very much for your call …   English dictionary


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