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thanks
thanks1 [ θæŋks ] interjection INFORMAL ***
1. ) used for telling someone you are grateful for something they have said or done:
You're looking well. Thanks.
thanks for (doing) something: Thanks for reminding me.
Thanks for dinner it was great.
2. ) used for politely accepting something that is offered to you:
Do you want a piece of candy? Thanks, I'd love one.
3. ) used with no for politely refusing something that is offered to you:
Can I get you a drink? No thanks.
thanks a lot INFORMAL
1. ) used for telling someone you are very grateful to them:
Thanks a lot for doing the dishes.
2. ) used for telling someone that something they did was not helpful or kind:
You didn't leave any for me? Thanks a lot, Peter!
thanks
thanks 2 [ θæŋks ] noun plural ***
things that you say or do to tell people that you are grateful to them:
Please accept my heartfelt thanks for your concern and generosity.
thanks to
1. ) used for saying that someone or something is responsible for something good that happened:
Thanks to this treatment, her condition has improved.
2. ) used for saying that you blame someone or something for something bad that happened:
Air traffic is in chaos, thanks to the government's incompetence.
no thanks to SPOKEN
used for saying that someone or something did not help you to achieve something:
At long last we made it, no thanks to you.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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