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    Default How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    Hi All,

    I want to know how do you reply when people say "Thank you". In my country, we just reply "You're welcome", except "You're welcome" what you would say in your country?

    WYH...
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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    i would either say...

    you're welcome

    or

    no problem

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    Quote Originally Posted by sophie hannon View Post
    i would either say...

    you're welcome

    or

    no problem

    "No problem" is also using in UK? I thought "No problem" is only in US.

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    Smile Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    We say“不用谢”

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    Not at all

    or

    Don't mention it

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Williamyh View Post
    Hi All,

    I want to know how do you reply when people say "Thank you". In my country, we just reply "You're welcome", except "You're welcome" what you would say in your country?

    WYH...
    - You are welcome.
    - It was my pleasure.
    - You're more than welcome.
    - It was the least I could do.
    - It was nothing.
    - My pleasure.
    - Don't mention it.
    - Any time.
    - No big deal.

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    i would say:
    you're most welcome.
    never mind!....

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    There are many words which we use in reply if thank you. Just like

    You are welcome.

    It was my pleasure.

    It was nothing.

    My pleasure.

    Any time.
    These are the most common words for Thank you reply.

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    "You're entirely welcome"

    From Sue Grafton's novel "N is for Noose" (AmE).

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    Default Re: How do you reply when people say "Thank you"?

    Excuse me while I drag over my little soapbox, but I find "no problem" to be SO ungracious. I would love for this to disappear as a response to thanks.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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