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Pronunciation: /θæŋk/

Translation of thank in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (demonstrate gratitude to) to thank sb (for sth) darle* las gracias a algn (por algo), agradecerle* (algo) a algn he didn't even thank me ni (siquiera) me dio las gracias or me (lo) agradeció how can I ever thank you? ¿cómo podré agradecértelo? I must thank him! tengo que darle las gracias or agradecérselo please thank your parents for me dales las gracias a tus padres de mi parte I can't thank you enough for what you did nunca podré agradecerte bastante lo que hiciste we thanked her for helping us le dimos las gracias por habernos ayudado, le agradecimos que nos hubiera ayudado he won't thank you for the advice no te va a agradecer el consejo I'll thank you not to meddle in my affairs! te agradecería que no te metieras en mis asuntos
    Example sentences
    • I could bore you all by thanking the little people who helped me to where I am today.
    • By thanking people you are building good will and empathy with their support.
    • This man got up and read a little piece thanking the people of Ireland for their generosity.
    1.2 (hold responsible) you can thank the government/weather for it la culpa la tiene el gobierno/tiempo she's got her father to thank for her hang-ups los complejos que tiene se los debe a su padre you've only yourself to thank la culpa solo la tienes tú 1.3 (in interjectional phrases/en locuciones de tipo interjección) thank God I've finished menos mal or gracias a Dios que ya he terminado thank heavens you're all right menos mal or gracias a Dios que no te ha pasado nada thank goodness you came menos mal que viniste thank God for that gracias a Dios see also thank you

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