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NAmE//θæŋk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they thank
he / she / it thanks
past simple thanked
-ing form thanking
used when you are saying who is responsible for something I have my parents to thank for my success.
have somebody to thank (for something)jump to other results
used to tell someone that you are annoyed and do not want them to do something I'll thank you to mind your own business.
I'll thank you for something/to do something(formal)jump to other results
used to say that you are pleased about something Thank God you're safe! “Thank goodness for that!” she said with a sigh of relief. Thanks heavens I've found my keys. Some people find the phrase thank God offensive.
thank God/goodness/heaven(s) (for something)jump to other results
to feel very grateful and lucky about something Just thank your lucky stars you weren't in the house at the time.
thank your lucky starsjump to other results
used to say that someone will not be pleased or will be annoyed about something John won't thank you for interfering.
somebody won't thank you for somethingjump to other results