6 different Ways to Say Thank You


Expressing gratitude is an essential part of human interaction. It is always polite to thank the other person for what they have done for you. But isn’t it boring to always keep repeating these two words?

Read on to know what other words or phrases you can use!


  1. Another way to say thank you is to use different variations of the same word. You can use:
  • Thank you very much
  • Thanks so much
  • Thanks a lot
  • Thanks very much

Thanks so much for the lovely dinner!

I loved the gift. Thank you very much!

  1. Much Obliged

Obligation implies indebtedness. So, this implies that you are indebted to someone. It is a very formal and polite way of thanking someone.

Much obliged for your help.

  1. I owe you big time / I owe you one

This is an informal way of saying thank you to someone who helped you in your difficult time and conveys that you will be there for them when they need it.

Thanks for finishing the report on time, I owe you one!

  1. You are a life saver / You’ve saved my life !

It means the same as above – that the person helped you when you needed it the most.

Thanks for the lift, you’re a life saver!

  1. You’re too kind

Use this phrase to say thanks in a polite and formal manner.

Thanks for the compliment. You’re too kind.

  1. You shouldn’t have

This phrase can come in handy when someone brings you an unexpected gift.

These flowers are beautiful, Shruti. You shouldn’t have!

Don’t use the boring old thank you again. Try these phrases instead!

Also read: 5 Useful Phrases If You’re Late




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