thank
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thank(
thahngk
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to give thanks)
a. agradecer
We thanked them profusely for their generosity.Les agradecimos cumplidamente por su generosidad.
b. dar las gracias a
Who can I thank for this present?¿A quién le puedo dar las gracias por este regalo?
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thank
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. dar las gracias a
I thanked everybodyse lo agradecí a todo el mundo
to thank somebody for somethingagradecer algo a alguien, dar las gracias a alguien por algo
to thank somebody for doing something.agradecer a alguien que haya hecho algo, dar gracias a alguien por haber hecho algo
thank God!¡gracias a Dios!
thank yougracias
thank you very muchmuchas gracias
no, thank youno, gracias
thank you for cominggracias por venir
2. (ironic)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'll thank you to mind your own business!te agradecería que te ocuparas de tus asuntos
3. (ironic)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
we have Michael to thank for thisesto se lo tenemos que agradecer a Michael
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thank [θæŋk]
transitive verb
1
to thank sb dar las gracias or agradecer a algn; I cannot thank you enough! ¡cuánto te lo agradezco!; to thank sb for sth agradecer algo a algn; dar las gracias a algn por algo; did you thank him for the flowers? ¿le diste las gracias por las flores?; he has only himself to thank for that él mismo tiene la culpa de eso; I have John to thank for that eso se lo tengo que agradecer a Juan; Juan tiene la culpa de eso; he won't thank you for telling her no te agradecerá de que se lo hayas dicho; I'll thank you not to interfere! ¡agradecería que no te metieras!
I'll thank you to be more polite!
thank heavens/goodness/God (for that)! ¡gracias a Dios!; ¡menos mal!
2
thank you (as excl) ¡gracias!; thank you very much muchas gracias; thank you for the present muchas gracias por el regalo; no thank you no, gracias; ¡no thank you! ¡ni hablar!; ¡no faltaba más!; did you say thank you? ¿has dado las gracias?
modifier
thank offering (n) prueba (f) de gratitud
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