thank-you
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thank-you
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (gratitude)
a. el agradecimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I gave him a mug as a thank-you.Le regalé una taza como agradecimiento.
b. las gracias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Did you get a thank-you for all of your hard work?¿Te dieron las gracias por todo tu arduo trabajo?
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Sally's so rude. I helped her all day and I didn't even get a thank-you.Sally es muy grosera, estuve ayudándola todo el día y ni siquiera me agradeció.
We said our thank-yous to our hosts and headed home.Les agradecimos a nuestros anfitriones y nos dirigimos a casa.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to gratitude)
a. de agradecimiento (invariable)
Chris wrote thank-you notes to everyone who gave him a birthday gift.Chris escribió notas de agradecimiento a todos los que le dieron un regalo de cumpleaños.
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thank-you
thankyou
[ˈθæŋkjʊ]
noun
to say a special thank-you to sb agradecer a algn especialmente; she said her thank-yous and goodbyes and left dio las gracias, se despidió y se marchó; now a big thank-you to John ahora, nuestras gracias más sinceras para John; without so much as a thank-you sin la menor señal de agradecimiento
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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