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Here Are 13 Creative Ways of Saying “Thank You”

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Sometimes “thank you” just isn’t enough. We’ll go over alternative ways to express “thanks.”

Other Ways To Say Thank You
There are many ways to express thanks.
Thank you
Much obliged, much appreciated, I’m grateful, I appreciate it, I owe you one

If you think about when you might have to say “thank you” throughout the day, you’ll notice that the possible situations are endless. Someone might be holding the door open for you, giving you a gift, or might be going out of their way to help you. Every situation that requires a thank you in response is different. So, why not explore creative ways of saying it? Below, you’ll find 13 other ways to say thank you.

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“Thank you” is “a polite expression of one’s gratitude.”

Other Ways to Say “Thank You”

The following expressions can be used in any situation. But we’re going to organize the list to give you both formal ways of saying thank you (phrases that express deep gratitude and appreciation) and more casual expressions that you could use in everyday situations.


Formal Ways of Saying “Thank You”

  • I’m forever indebted.
You saved my life in that accident. I’m forever indebted.
  • Please accept my deepest gratitude.
This is the opportunity of a lifetime. Please accept my deepest gratitude.
  • I sincerely appreciate this.
I can’t believe you got me the first edition of my favorite book. I sincerely appreciate this.
  • I couldn’t have done it without you.
The event was a success. I couldn’t have done it without you.
  • I can’t thank you enough.
The wedding came out just as I had hoped. I can’t thank you enough.
  • It means the world to me.
It means the world to me that you traveled all the way over here to visit me.
  • Words can’t describe how thankful I am.
Your notes helped me pass the final exam. Words can't describe how grateful I am.

Casual Ways of Saying “Thank You”

  • I appreciate you.
You’ve been so helpful since I started working here. I appreciate you.
  • I’m so grateful.
I’m so grateful that you went out of your way to bring me the supplies I needed.
  • You’re the best.
Wow, you’ve taught me a lot over the past few months. You’re the best.
  • Cheers.
You planned this all out for me? Cheers!
  • That’s very kind of you.
You always bring me coffee in the morning. That’s very kind of you.
  • I owe you one.
Thank you for covering my shift today. I owe you one.

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Expressing gratitude is always a good thing. Thank you is an extremely common English phrase. You might find yourself writing a letter to say thank you, or using it in your daily conversations. Either way, knowing variations is useful. Next time you find yourself about to say thank you, try one of these alternatives instead.

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