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thanks

Pronunciation: /θæŋks/

Translation of thanks in Spanish:

plural noun/nombre plural

  • 1.1 (expression of gratitude) agradecimiento (masculine) allow me to express my heartfelt thanks [formal] permítame expresarle mi más sincero agradecimiento [formal] a letter/speech of thanks una carta/unas palabras de agradecimiento received with thanks pagado is that all the thanks I get? ¿es así cómo se me lo agradece? I did all I could to help him and small o [ironic] much thanks I got for it hice todo lo que pude por ayudarlo y fíjate cómo me lo agradeció you won't get any thanks no te lo van a agradecer to give thanks to God/for sth dar* gracias a Dios/por algo
    Example sentences
    • It came back on about half an hour earlier than predicted, so I suppose I can give thanks for that.
    • All were there to give thanks for their survival and to pay tribute to those who never returned from the beaches.
    • Hundreds turned out to pay tribute to a beloved former headteacher at a memorial service to give thanks for her life.
    1.2 (as interjection/como interjección) thanks! ¡gracias! thanks very much o a lot! ¡muchas gracias! thanks a million! ¡mil gracias!, ¡un millón de gracias! you can cook supper tonight — oh, thanks a lot o a bundle! [ironic] tú haces la cena esta noche — ¡hombre, muchas gracias! or ¡mira qué bien! [irónico] thanks for nothing! ¡muchas gracias! [irónico] many thanks (for sth/-ing) muchas gracias (por algo/+ infinitive/infinitivo) 1.3thanks to gracias a thanks to you we got there on time gracias a ti llegamos puntuales it's thanks to you that we're in this mess [ironic] estamos metidos en este lío gracias a ti [irónico] no thanks to you! ¡no será gracias a ti or por ti precisamente! it's no thanks o it's small thanks to you that we got the contract no fue gracias a ti que conseguimos el contrato

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