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This FREE thank you notes resource was written with you in mind. It has beautiful thank you card wording for all occasions. Here you’ll find over 500 beautifully-written wording examples to fire up your creativity as well as FREE greeting card printables and stylish gift ideas.

Express Gratitude

When it comes to expressing gratitude, nothing is more personal than a hand-written thank you note. It’s well known that sincere gestures of appreciation are the currency of good business and personal relationships. Thank you cards go a long way in establishing goodwill and trust. They help build those important social connections that give structure to our lives. Most of us can remember the names of the people and businesses who send us holiday greeting cards every year. And we definitely remember those who have taken the time to send us a courteous and prompt thank you note message to acknowledge our kindness in a special way. Who in your life right now deserves a few words of thanks?

HOW TO WRITE THANK YOU NOTES

* Begin by selecting a beautiful set of thank you cards
* Purchase stamps with a lovely design
* Select a quality pen with ink that doesn’t easily smudge
* Get ready to use your computer or a few pieces of scrap paper
* Choose a comfortable well-lit spot that’s perfect for writing
* Allow your thoughts to focus on feelings of gratitude
* Remember how you felt when receiving the kind gift or gesture
* Capture those warm emotions and allow them to build and overflow
* Use your computer or scrap paper for writing your rough draft
* In the body of your thank you note use warm words that show a personal connection
* Add specific details about the gift, favor, kindness or advice you received
* Include words of thanks or a lovely thank you phrase
* Spell check your rough draft
* Handwrite your thank you message on a hard-stock thank you card
* End your thank you note with your regards followed by a signature

HOW TO USE THIS THANK YOU NOTE SITE

To jumpstart your creativity browse through our extensive collection of thoughtful thank you card wording samples. You can use our professionally-written examples as your own personal thank you note template. There are thank you note categories for all occasions: wedding, baby shower, birthday, graduation, business, bereavement, teacher appreciation and many more! Choose your favorite thank you note examples within this site and then put your own special spin on the written content. You can often combine a few of the words and phrases from two or more thank you notes to create a completely unique message that’s all your own!

Thank You Note Categories Business + Personal

Advice Thank You Note Wording Examples
This is a lovely collection of wording examples for thanking those wonderful people in your life who have shown you a generous measure of kindness. Explore our treasure trove of phrasing.

Baby Shower Thank You Note Wording
Your FREE resource for how to write baby shower thank you notes. Thanking your baby shower guests for gifts just got easier. This page contains thoughtful wording examples that you can use right now to fly through that stack of thank you cards in style. Get ready to be inspired with the very best in baby shower thank you card wording!

Bachelorette Party Thanks
Woo-hoo! What a celebration! We’re ready to help you get started writing out thank you cards to your bridesmaids and friends. This treasure trove of wording and phrases were written to help you tap into your creativity and express your heartfelt thanks with beauty and confidence.

Bar Mitzvah & Bat Mitzvah Thank You Card Phrasing
You’ve just discovered a wonderful selection of thoughtfully-written thank you card excerpts for showing thanks to your guests and for all the gifts you received on your very special day.

Bereavement Thanks
Heartfelt wording examples for writing bereavement and funeral thank you cards for flowers, sympathy gifts, prayers and emotional support. Here’s how to best thank friends, family and your church community for reaching out and providing you with spiritual strength and comfort. This page offers a measure of love and assistance during a very difficult time. These beautiful examples of sympathy thank you notes are exactly what you need right now.

Birthday Gift Thank You Notes
This page is full of wonderful wording ideas for thanking friends and family for the sweet birthday gifts you received. More beautiful phrasing is added monthly to keep things fresh.

Boss / Employer Thank You Card Wording and Phrases
When writing thank you letters to your employer it’s best to keep things simple, business like and sincere. In most employment situations it’s wise to remember that your message of thanks should not be overly personal in nature. Here is a great collection of wording examples and ideas to help guide your way.

Bridal Shower Thank You Notes
FREE resource for how to write bridal shower thank you notes. If you’re feeling overwhelmed about writing out bridal shower thank you cards, we’re here to reduce the stress! Explore this FREE bridal shower resource. It’s now easier than ever to convey love and gratitude to your bridal shower guests. These thoughtfully-written bridal shower thank you notes are here to assist beautiful brides like you.

Business Referral Thanks
Build a network of satisfied clients by sending out a thank you card for each new business referral. If referrals and repeat customers are the life force of your business, this is something that needs your special attention! By acknowledging the kindness your business associates and friends have shown you, they will be willing to continue sending new customers and clients your way. Writing a business referral thank you note is quick and easy to do! Find the thank you card wording you’re looking for on this special page. Start growing and expanding your business today.

Christmas Gift Thank You Note Wording
Now that the holidays are over it’s important to sit down and write thoughtful letters of thanks to your friends, co-workers, neighbors and family members who shopped for the perfect gift to present to you during the holiday season. This page has plenty of wording examples to help you fill out your cards with perfect phrases of thanks.

Customer Thank You Notes
Customer thank you notes build and reinforce positive relationships, promote your brand, and encourage repeat business. This special collection of thank you note examples is a wonderful business resource. Use these wording examples to help you write a sincere letter of thanks to your valued customers and clients. See just how easy it is to write a customer appreciation message!

Dinner and Entertainment Thanks
Good etiquette dictates that after you’ve enjoyed a dinner and/or event at a friend or client’s home that you send a thoughtful handwritten thank you card within a few days after the meal or party. For close family members and more casual friendships an email thanks is absolutely fine.

Donation Thank You Letter Samples
This section offers professionally-worded thank you letter examples for donations received for non-profit organizations, schools, churches and more.

Employee Appreciation Thank You Cards
Whenever employees have gone over above what’s expected it’s important to recognize their accomplishments. Many employers add the engraved names of high-performing employees onto a group recognition plaque placed prominently in the workplace. But at the very least a thank you card should accompany a handshake and verbal thanks.

Farewell Goodbye Email Messages
Saying goodbye to work friends and colleagues isn’t easy. It can often be a challenge finding the right words to say in a goodbye email. To assist you out we’ve included examples of farewell emails that you can pull words and phrases from to create an email letter that reflects your sentiments. Likewise, employee departure emails can often be difficult to write. When it comes time for an employee to leave your company it’s good etiquette to send them off with well wishes and words of gratitude for the years of service they’ve given to growing your business and keeping your customers satisfied. These farewell email examples contain wording and phrasing that you can pull from when writing your goodbye email.

Father’s Day Thank You Cards
This cherished holiday is the perfect time to express your sincere love and thanks to the important father figures in your life. A small thoughtful gift along with a sweet Father’s Day Card is the traditional way of celebrating this special occasion.

Friendship Thank You Card
Truly good friends are hard to come by. It’s important to water your friendships so they continue to grow and flower into wonderful life-long relationships. Every now and then it’s nice to acknowledge those important people in your life with a sweet greeting card expressing your gratitude for their friendship.

Funeral Thank You Notes
These thank you card entries were lovingly written to help you express your thanks for help, kindness, flowers, gifts, cards, pre-made food, phone calls and more. My sincere condolences for your very private loss.

Get Well Thank You Message
So many friends, neighbors, co-workers and family members sent you their well wishes, thoughts and prayers during your time of illness. Thank these wonderful people by mailing each a lovely thank you card with a personal message.

Graduation Thank You Card Wording
Congratulations to the graduate! You’ve accomplished so much. It was so wonderful to have friends and family attend your ceremony and festivities. And you received several lovely gifts, flowers and grad cards. Send a handwritten thank you note to each of these special individuals.

Hospitality Thank You Messages
After a wonderful dinner, visit or evening at a friend or client’s home it’s proper etiquette to send a thank you card with a thoughtful message. An email thanks is completely acceptable for those persons with whom you have very casual relationships.

House Sitting Thank You Card Message
This page has plenty of wonderful thank you note wording inspiration for thanking the person(s) who took great care of your home while you were away.

House Warming Thank You Cards
How exciting to move into a new home! This is the beginning of a new and special chapter in your life. Thank your party guests for their cards, visits and gifts with these sweet messages of thanks.

Job Interview Thank You Letters
This section is packed with professionally-worded thank you letter examples for job interview thanks. Your letter can be emailed or handwritten on a nice thank you card and snail mailed.

Money Gifts or Cash Gift Thanks
What a wonderful happy feeling it is to receive a thoughtful gift of money. Show your thanks for checks, gift certificates, and cash gifts with a nice thank you note with a personalized message of sincere thanks.

Mother’s Day Thank You Card Message
Celebrate this special day by spending it with your beautiful mom. Bring her flowers and/or a gift along with a loving Mother’s Day Card filled with sweet phrases and a message of thanks.

Pet Sitting Thank You Card Wording Examples
Your animals were so well taken care of when you were away. It gave you a measure of peace knowing that your beloved little ones were in good hands during your absence. Remember to thank your pet sitter by sending him/her a thoughtful thank you card expressing your thanks.

Scholarship Thank You Letter Examples
When you receive a scholarship it’s important to thank the donor or organization who generously granted you the funds to continue your education. If you’re unsure what wording to include in your thank you letter, we’ve got you covered! Browse through the scholarship thank you note wording examples in this section. Saying thank you for the scholarship has never been easier!

Teacher Thank You Note Examples
This page contains plenty of wonderful thank you card writing examples for thanking teachers and other important members of the school staff. Use the wording and phrases in this section to create one-of-a-kind thank you messages.

Valentine’s Day Thanks
Happy Valentine’s Day! This is the perfect opportunity to thank your loved ones for the love and sweetness they show you all year long. Pick up a bottle of your favorite bubbly and start getting festive. Bake a few heart-shaped cookies or pink cupcakes and let the celebration begin. Thank you cards in this section are coming soon!

Volunteer Thank You Card Words and Phrases
Thank your volunteers by sending a thoughtful, heartfelt thanks for the wonderful job they did. These tireless friends and community members deserve to have their hours of dedication recognized in a very sweet way. Here’s thank you card wording you cn use right now!

Wedding Day Thanks
Congratulations to the gorgeous new couple! After your beautiful wedding day there is a long list of guests that need to be properly thanked for their thoughtful gifts. This special page contains a delightful number of sweetly crafted thank you note wording examples to help get you started.

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ABOUT MORE THANK YOU NOTES

When sitting down to write thank you notes, sometimes all you need to get started is a few new ideas for wording and phrasing. These thank you note examples are designed to spark your own imagination and creativity. There are so many wonderful, special people in your life that share their time, talents and expertise helping you achieve your personal goals. Others lend a helping hand or a friendly ear and are ready to help you problem solve. Each of these friends, family members, neighbors or acquaintances deserve to be properly thanked for their kindness. This is your personal inspirational playground where you can discover new ways of communicating your gratitude and sincere thanks.


ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR THANK YOU NOTE WORDING

SISTER SITES: freethankyounotes.com and confettiandbliss.com
Each of these beautiful sites has original thank you card wording that was professionally written specifically with your needs in mind. Our current categories are listed below. If there’s a thank you message category that’s not covered within these three sites, please contact us and bring it to our attention. We will be happy to add the new category along with fresh, exclusive content. Each thank you card section is refreshed throughout the year with brand new entries. We want this to be your personal collection of thank you note wording and phrases for all of life’s important moments. Remember to bookmark this site. Enjoy!

Thank You Note Samples for Accepting Social Invitations

Have you received an invitation to celebrate or socialize with friends or family members?

If so, it’s a good idea to send an acceptance note if you plan to attend the event.

Below, you’ll find several thank you note samples for invitations to various engagements.

Thank You Note Samples

for Social Invitations


Dear _______________:

Thank you so much for inviting us to attend Kalie’s scholastic awards ceremony. As her uncle and aunt, we are happy to be included in such a memorable event, and plan to meet you in the school auditorium, May 17th at seven p.m.

We want you to know that we are very proud of Kalie. She is a truly exceptional young lady. Sharon and I look forward to the evening's events.

Sincerely,

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Dear _______________:

I would like very much to attend the single’s New Year’s Eve dance on Friday, December 31, at 8:00 p.m. All of my friends are excited about the event. It will be a great opportunity for all of us to have an evening of fun and celebration.

Thank you for the invitation. I look forward to seeing you soon.

Sincerely,

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Dear _______________:

I had forgotten how close we were to Valentine’s Day. Of course, Jim and I would love to attend your party on Saturday, February 14th. No one throws a better party than you do!

With warm thanks,

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Dear _______________:

We're very pleased to receive an invitation to your dinner party Friday at 7:30 p.m. Please let us know if there is something special you would like for us to bring. We would be more than happy to do so.

Steve and I always enjoy being with the two of you. We look forward to seeing both of you later this month!

Our warmest thanks,


Interested in more thank you notes for personal use? If so, check out our sample thank you notes page.

For notes you can use in the workplace, please see our business thank you notes page.

When it began to snow, I feared we might have to postpone the meeting, but you were undaunted. Thank you so much for coming. It was good to meet a good.

Why thank you notes?

New friends matter when you’re a small business owner. Well-written and timely thank you notes foster relationships. When someone gets a card in their mailbox, they smile. Why do you think people have “thank you cards” hung up around their desks? We need other people to be successful, so why not work to cultivate positive relationships? A thank you note can do that quickly and easily. According to a study by Emotion, thanking people makes them more likely to continue a relationship, which leads to more opportunities for you. Unlike marketing campaigns and website updates, showing gratitude is free. It’s good for new relationships, and winds up being good for you, as well. Gratitude helps us treasure good experiences, deal with conflict, and build better relationships. Remember: Focus on the thank you itself, not on the materials it’s written on or the potential sale you’ll get.

 

What every thank you note needs

A GREETING

How to start? With a greeting, of course! Make sure to use the recipient’s name to make the note more personal. Suggestions:

  • Hi Steve,
  • Dear Steve,
  • Steve,
  • Hello Steve,
 
A THANK YOU

Thanking is the point of a thank you note, so do it right. Be genuine and specific, no backhanded compliments or funny stuff. Suggestions:

  • Thank you for helping me out with our 7 mile project. Your support made it happen.
  • Thank you for being there for me to talk things through. Your insights and advice made me decide to pursue a business loan.
  • Thank you for advice and for your generosity. Without it, I wouldn’t know where to start with social media marketing.
 
A PERSONAL TOUCH

A robot can write a thank you note, but it won’t be very meaningful. That’s why you need to pepper in personal touches. Show that you remember details about the recipient’s life (without being creepy!). This shows that you not only listened to them, but care about their well-being. Suggestions:

  • I hope to see you at a Giants game this summer. I’ll let you know if I have tickets!
  • Take good care of your knee. Hope you’re up and walking soon.
  • Enjoy the sunshine in San Diego — I wish we could share a beer together at the beach.
  • Good luck working on your new blogging project — sounds exciting and I know you’ll do great.
 
A CLOSING

Now wrap it up! Close with a greeting that feels comfortable to you. Suggestions:

  • Best,
  • Best Wishes,
  • Sincerely,
  • Thanks again,
  • With gratitude,
  • Keep in touch,

 

When to send thank you notes

Thank you notes can be sent at any time, but here are some common times that people send them:

 

  • After an interview. Thank the person who interviewed you. Thank them for their time and for their explanations of the job.
  • After a meeting. After an important meeting, thank the key players for attending and sharing their insights.
  • After events. You often meet new people at events, so thank them for the pleasure of their company and for sharing information with you.
  • Out of the blue. These are the best kinds of thank you notes — totally out of the blue!
  • After a referral. If someone refers a new client or customer to you, take out a note card and pen a thank you note. This will show your gratitude and encourage that person to continue to refer people to you.
  • During the holidays. The holidays are a great excuse to thank people for a great year together.

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How to Write a Thank You Note

Writing a thank you note doesn't need to be difficult or time consuming. Here's a simple formula that works for any occasion:

  • Express your gratitude and name the gift or action you're writing the thank you note for.
  • Write a sentence or two about how you benefited from the recipient's gift or actions.
  • Conclude by mentioning the next time you hope to speak to or visit with the recipient.

While not required, a well-chosen quote could also add a touching note to your writing and personalize your card or letter even more. YourDictionary has a host of quotes for you to choose from.

Handwritten thank you notes are ideal, but it's now considered acceptable to send an email thank you note for a time sensitive occasion. For example, you would want to send an email thank you after a job interview to make sure your note was received before the final hiring decision was made.

Words to Include in a Thank You Note

There are many thoughtful words and sentiments that you can use to show your gratitude in thank you notes. We have selected a few key phrases that will help you get started with writing a touching, appreciative note.

Thank You Notes for Events

After a wedding, a graduation, retirement or anniversary party, or other special event, it's customary to thank your guests for helping you celebrate. Words and phrases appropriate for an event thank you note include:

  • We are forever grateful that you were able to share our wedding with us and we are so touched by your generous gift.
  • We are so pleased you could join us for Liam's first birthday. He loves his first train set so much. I'm going to send you a cute picture of him playing with it.
  • Thank you for celebrating our retirement with us. We can't wait to get out on the golf course more with you.
  • Happy Holidays! Thanks so much for taking the time to attend our family's Christmas party, we know it's a hectic time of year.
  • You've been there for me in some tough times and I'm so happy you were there to see me graduate. You shouldn't have gotten me a gift but it was so nice that you did and I'll really treasure it.
  • I'm still smiling! I hope you know that Mark and I will never forget the great experience we had celebrating our anniversary with you.
  • We're overjoyed you made it to our event. It was wonderful to see you after so long and we really appreciate you coming from so far away to be there with us.

Hospitality Thank You Notes

When you've been invited as a guest in someone's home, send a thank you note expressing appreciation for this hospitality. Some phrases that would be appropriate include:

  • Thank you again for inviting us into your lovely home. Your hospitality was much appreciated as we're settling into the neighborhood.
  • Sometimes the simplest things mean the most. That wonderful dinner and a comfy bed was very much appreciated after a stressful week.
  • Thanks so much for the great time the other night. We loved seeing your beautiful new home and sampling your mother's famous lasagna.
  • It was such a blessing to be invited to your Thanksgiving Day feast. Thank you for the delicious meal and warm welcome.
  • Thank you for taking me in and feeding me after my surgery. It was such a blessing to not have to worry about cooking and cleaning during my recovery. You saved the day!
  • All I can say is wow! Brunch was absolutely delicious. I only wish I had your talents in the kitchen!

Thank You Notes for a Special Gift

It's always a good idea to send a thank you note for a gift, especially if the gift arrived via mail or the giver wasn't around to see you open it. Some examples of wording include:

  • The cozy blanket you crocheted made my day. I'll be thinking of you every time I'm curled up on the couch watching Netflix.
  • I am so grateful for the lovely floral arrangement you sent after my surgery. Daisies are my favorite flower and the vase is the perfect color to match my freshly painted kitchen.
  • Every time I walk past the breathtaking landscape picture in the hallway, it brings back happy memories of our trip. I will treasure it forever. Thank you!
  • Thank you ever so much for the sweet present. A box of gourmet chocolates was just what I needed to put a smile on my face.
  • We love the beautiful gift you got for us. The serving bowls will be put to good use at our Fourth of July BBQ. I'm looking forward to seeing you there.
  • We love our beautiful new lamp and we cannot thank you enough for your thoughtfulness. It's just what we needed for the den.
  • Thank you for such a special present. The Secret Garden has been my favorite book since I was a little girl and I'm touched that you were thinking of me. You know me so well!
  • I didn't expect to find a huge plant on my doorstep when I got home today! Thank you so much, it's the perfect addition to the patio.

Thank You Notes for Help or Kindness

When someone goes out of their way to help make your day a bit brighter, you can show your appreciation with a heartfelt thank you note. Try using:

  • I am so thankful for the time you took to help with my presentation. You're a wonderful friend and coworker.
  • Thanks so much for taking the time to help with Dalton's science fair project. We're so grateful to have a dinosaur expert in the family.
  • We really appreciate all you have done to help us get set up in our new apartment. Look for your housewarming party invitation once we are unpacked!
  • It was so nice of you to help me out the other day when I couldn't pick up the twins from daycare. We're lucky to have you in our lives.
  • We are forever in your debt for helping us through this tough time. I'm humbled and grateful for your support.
  • I will always remember how you helped me to get this wonderful opportunity. I can only hope that someday I'll be in a position to repay you.
  • Thank you so much for all you have done to help us clean up after our basement flooded. Neighbors like you are a real treasure!
  • You've bent over backwards for me once again. I couldn't ask for a better friend!

Job Search Thank You Notes

A job search often requires several thank you notes. You should send a note after an interview, as well as to thank people who offered you job leads, networking connections, or a professional reference. For example:

  • Our conversation yesterday confirmed my interest in becoming part of your staff. I'm particularly excited by the prospect of being able to develop my own departmental newsletter. Please feel free to contact me if I can provide you with any additional information.
  • Thank you for speaking with me yesterday about the account management position at XYZ Incorporated. I'm confident my education and past experience would allow me to meet your needs effectively. I'm very interested in the opportunity and look forward to hearing from you.
  • I can't stop thinking about the creative approach to project management that you described in our meeting yesterday. Thank you for taking the time to interview me. I may be reached at 555-555-5555 if you need any further information.
  • Thank you for introducing me to Daniel Masterson at XYZ Incorporated. I'm very grateful for the connection and humbled by your support of my job search.
  • Your introduction to Daniel Masterson at XYZ Incorporated is much appreciated. Our informational meeting went very well and I'm excited about the employment opportunities they have available.
  • My interview for the bookkeeping position at XYZ Incorporated went very well. Thanks so much for agreeing to serve as a reference on my behalf.
  • I'm pleased to report that I've accepted an internship with XYZ Incorporated. Thanks again for answering my questions about the field of cloud computing and agreeing to serve as a professional reference.

Additional Resources

YourDictionary has further examples of appropriate words and phrases to use on thank you notes for different occasions:

Use these ideas as a guide to help you create a heartfelt thank you note.

Start writing

Now that you have seen these examples of great ways to start off a thank you note, you are ready to write your own notes after you receive a nice gift, attend a dinner party or interview, or someone helps you. Remember to make the thank you note personal and be sure to mention specifically what you are thanking the recipient for.

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A helping hand from a business partner.

A complaint from your customer.

An invitation to a global conference.

What do these have in common?

That’s right!

They’re all situations that could use a note of thanks.

According to Chron, when you send a thank-you note to someone, it shows that you value your business relationship with them.

Do you agree? I sure do!

So, can you think of anyone in your business orbit you need to thank right now?

Wait—before you sit down at your computer to begin writing an email, I have a list of 20 business English “thank you” phrases that’ll be useful to you.

We’ll first look at some steps for structuring your thank-you message. The process is very simple and you can be sure that your recipient will appreciate it!

How to Write a Thank You Email in Business English

These days, thank-you notes are often sent in the form of an email. In fact, the business management expert at Ask a Manager advises sending email thank-you notes instead of handwritten ones after job interviews and other business-related correspondences.

Some things to keep in mind about thank-you messages: they don’t have to be long and complicated. Keep them short but spend some time creating a message that sounds genuine and sincere. Plan to send your thank-you email within 24 to 48 hours of a meeting or event.

We’ll give you all the vocabulary you need to say “thank you” in different situations later in this post. But first, it’s important to understand the structure and tone of a business english thank-you email.

You can write it in four simple steps:

  • Greeting: Start by addressing the person by name. This makes your message sound more personal and sincere.
  • Reason for thanking: State what you’re thanking this person for. It could be for their help and support, for accepting your invitation to a business event or for providing their feedback about your business.

Whatever it is, keep it short and clear and express your appreciation.

  • Compliment the person or reference the future: This section of the email can be flexible. Depending on the subject of the email, you may briefly compliment the person, say something positive about the subject or even make a reference to the future such as your hopes to work with them again.
  • Closing: End with a standard sign-off such as “Thanks again” or “Best” followed by your name on the next line.

Using the steps above, here’s an example of a thank-you email to a business associate for their guidance in planning an advertising campaign:

Dear Robin,

Thank you for meeting with us yesterday. We greatly appreciate the time you took to share your experience and insights into how we should plan our upcoming advertising campaign.

Your presentation was both informative and practical, and has inspired our team to come up with some exciting ideas for the campaign ahead of our team meeting next week.

Once again, a big thank you from all of us and we look forward to having you back to review our draft.

Best,

Jamie

For more real-life examples of business English phrases in use, check out FluentU.

FluentU takes real-world videos—like business dialogues, inspiring speeches, news and more—and turns them into personalized English lessons.

It has a huge collection of English videos that people in the English-speaking world actually watch.

More to the point, FluentU has an entire business category filled with authentic business-related videos covering six language levels.

To show the variety of videos even inside this single category, real-world business videos on FluentU include “Introducing Business Colleagues,” “Business Buzzwords,” “Control Your Inbox!” and “What Warren Buffet Thinks About Cash.”

An added bonus is that if you want to work on other topics later, simply use the same, familiar FluentU platform to learn with videos from other categories, such as “Science and Tech,” “Politics and Society” or mix it up with “Arts and Entertainment” or “Health and Lifestyle.”

Every spoken word is subtitled, complete with an in-context definition, image and multiple example sentences.

All you have to do is tap or click on one of the words in those subtitles to get more information. For example, if you tap on the word “brought,” you will see this:

Plus, these great videos are all accompanied by interactive features and active learning tools, like multimedia flashcards and fun games like “fill in the blank.”

If you are interested in watching fun, relevant videos and practicing language actively in the process, be sure to create a FluentU account and try it out on your computer, iOS or Android device!

20 Professional Ways to Say Thank You in Business English

Thanking a business associate for their help or support:

We frequently rely on our business associates to help and support us in various business activities.

You could begin with a phrase like this to briefly include your reason for thanking them:

Thank you for your help in [business activity].

For example: Thank you for your help in securing an alternative supplier when our shipping consignment was delayed recently.

Here’s another good phrase you could use to include some details:

We’re grateful for your support in [business activity].

For example: We’re grateful for your support in planning the grand opening of our Manhattan store last week.

Thanking a potential business associate for their time:

After meeting with potential business associates to discuss business collaborations or partnerships, it’s good practice to send them a thank-you note afterwards. You’ll show that you appreciate their time and effort, and leave a positive impression that’ll strengthen your relationship.

You could start with a phrase like:

Thank you for meeting with us to discuss our business collaboration.

You could end by saying:

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Here, “thank you in advance” is used to thank the person ahead of time when it’s clear that you’ll be dealing with them in the near future. Otherwise, you can simply leave out the words “in advance.”

Praising a vendor for their good service:

In business, we often depend heavily on our vendors and suppliers for timely shipments, deliveries and service. A vendor that delivers good service deserves praise and acknowledgement. So don’t forget to send them a note of thanks now and then.

You could begin with simple phrases like:

Thank you for your great service over the years.

Thank you for your prompt response to our [needs/request].

Complimenting a coworker or business partner for doing a good job:

In business, we often work closely with others in our department and teams to achieve certain goals. Complimenting someone for going the extra mile (an expression that means putting in exceptional time and effort) towards the success of the team can greatly boost their morale.

You could use simple phrases like:

Thank you for a job well done.

Thank you for being an invaluable part of our team.

Accepting an appointment or meeting:

When a business associate accepts your invitation to meet, then it’s only courteous to thank them for making the time.

Simple phrases you could use include:

Thank you for the opportunity to meet up.

Thank you for making time to see me.

Following up on business networking:

Sending a thank-you email to someone you’ve recently met at a business networking event such as a seminar, trade show or business dinner is a great way to build a strong business relationship.

You could start by saying:

Thank you for taking the time to talk with me today.

Thank you for your offer to connect me with your business contacts.

Thanking a customer or client:

We all know that our customers and clients are the most important people to our business. So make it a practice to send your customers and clients an occasional thank-you note to show that you appreciate them.

You could start with this phrase to include the name of your company.

Thank you for choosing [your company name].

This phrase may be used at the beginning or end of your email:

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you.

Responding to positive feedback:

It’s always a wonderful thing to receive positive feedback from a customer or client! Be sure to write back and thank them graciously to maintain a strong relationship.

You could start by saying:

Thank you for your positive feedback.

You could use this phrase either at the beginning or end of your email:

We greatly appreciate your kind words.

Responding positively to negative business feedback:

While everyone hopes for positive feedback, we should also value negative feedback as a way of addressing customers’ concerns and improving our business in the long run. So be sure to accept negative feedback graciously and follow up with a note of thanks.

You could start with this phrase followed by a brief explanation of how you plan to address the issue that’s been highlighted:

Thank you for raising your concerns with us.

This phrase is a great one for ending your message:

Thank you for your understanding.

Thanking a job interviewer:

If you wish to stand out and leave a good impression with your prospective employer, be sure to send your interviewer a thank-you email shortly afterwards.

If you were interviewed by a group, the International Hellenic University suggests you consider sending a group thank-you note.

You could start with this phrase:

Thank you for meeting with me today.

You could also use this phrase at either the beginning or end of your message:

I appreciated the opportunity to meet with you today.

So there you have it—a list of professional phrases for expressing your gratitude to someone in business. You can’t go wrong with these phrases. Remember, a little courtesy goes a long way in business. So be generous with your thanks and good luck with your business English learning!

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