WOTW: thank

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triplo word of the week - thank


今週の #WOTW は 'thank’です。Thank is a word we are all very familiar with, but if you keep on reading, we think you will learn a thing or two. 'Thank' is a verb, as you know, and also part of some phrases.


- Thank you! (Express gratitude to someone.)

- Did you thank Peter for the flowers? (See above.)

- You can cry all you want now, but you have only yourself to thank for the situation you're in. (Used ironically to assign blame or responsibility for something.)

- Thank you very much for changing my shift again. (See above.)


Let's have a look at the phrases.


- [I will thank you to do something] I'll thank you not to interrupt me again. (Used to make a request conveying reproach or annoyance.)

- [thank God] Thank God I managed to catch the train. (Used as an expression of relief.)

- [thank one's lucky stars] I just thank my lucky stars for having been born in Japan. (Feel grateful for one's good fortune.)