thanks


thanks
noun
ADJECTIVE
heartfelt, sincere, warm
grateful (esp. BrE)
personal

Please accept my personal thanks.

special

Special thanks to all of you who supported our fund-raising campaign.

additional, extra

Additional thanks go to Mike Thomas for helping me so much.

VERB + THANKS
express, extend, give, offer

We would like to express our warmest thanks for all you've done.

owe (sb)

I owe you my thanks.

nod, smile

She smiled her thanks as the car drove off.

get, receive

You'll get little thanks from him for all your trouble.

accept
deserve

Their generosity deserves our grateful thanks.

THANKS + VERB
go to sb

Thanks go to Claire Potter for making the hall available to us.

PREPOSITION
as thanks for, in thanks for

He got a bottle of wine in thanks for his cooperation.

thanks to

He gave thanks to God for the safe return of his son.

PHRASES
a letter of thanks, a vote of thanks (esp. BrE), a word of thanks

The chairperson proposed a vote of thanks to the volunteers.

I'd like to say a word of thanks to our hosts.

many thanks

Many thanks for the flowers.

thanks be to God

We were all pulled out alive, thanks be to God.


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