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thanks(
thahngks
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (expressing gratitude)
a. gracias
Thanks for the ride home!¡Gracias por traerme a casa!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (expression of gratitude)
a. 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).
We give thanks for this meal.Damos gracias por esta comida.
b. 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 wrote him a letter of thanks for the lovely present.Le escribí una carta de agradecimiento por el bonito regalo.
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thanks
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la 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).
thanks!¡gracias!
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no thanksno, gracias
thanks for cominggracias por venir
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
thanks for nothing!¡gracias por nada!
to give thanks to somebody for somethingdarle a alguien las gracias por algo
give him my thanksdale las gracias de mi parte
thanks to him/to his helpgracias a él/a su ayuda
no thanks to you/them!a pesar de ti/ellos
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thanks [ˈθæŋks]
plural noun
1 (gratitude) agradecimiento (m); gratitud (f)
they deserve our thanks merecen nuestro agradecimiento or nuestra gratitud; in his speech of thanks en su discurso de agradecimiento; that's all the thanks I get! ¡y así se me agradece!; she murmured her thanks dio las gracias murmurando; to give thanks dar las gracias;for por; thanks be to God (Rel) alabado sea Dios
2
thanks to: thanks to you ... gracias a ti ...; por culpa tuya ...; small/no thanks to you no fue gracias a ti; I got the job thanks to him conseguí el trabajo a or por mediación suya; thanks to the rain the game was abandoned debido a la lluvia el partido fue anulado
interjection
thanks! ¡gracias!
many thanks! thanks very much!
thanks a lot! ¡muchas gracias!; ¡muchísimas gracias!
you went and told her? thanks a lot! ¡y se lo dijiste!, ¡gracias, hombre! (ironic)
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