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    Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    Dear teachers

    my hausband was in hospital and a friend of mine enquired after him.I sent a sms for her and thanked her and she replied in English"my pleasure".
    Could you please tell me her answer is correct or not.

    I Apologize in advance if I made a mistake in my writing.

    thank you

    Shirin

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    Re: Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    Quote Originally Posted by shirin mor View Post

    My husband was in hospital and a friend of mine enquired after him.[space]I sent an sms to her and thanked her and she replied in English[space] "my pleasure".

    Could you please tell me whether her answer is correct or not.

    I Apologize in advance if I made a mistake in my writing.
    Unnecessary—we can see you have tried hard to get it right.


    Shirin
    Welcome to the forums, Shirin.

    'My pleasure' is an appropriate response to a message of thanks.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    We normally capitalise "SMS" (Short Message Service). Also, in BrE, we tend to refer to it as a "text message" or just a "text".

    I sent her a text to say thank you.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Re: Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Welcome to the forums, Shirin.

    'My pleasure' is an appropriate response to a message of thanks.

    Rover
    It means 'It was a pleasure for me to do it, and therefore there's no need to thank me.'

    [thinks]

    There are two elements in the convention:
    (It was a pleasure for me to do it) + (There's no need for thanks.)
    English omits the second element; Spanish - No hay de qué - omits the first.

    [/thinks]

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    Re: Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    I'm really grateful to all of you.

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    #6

    Re: Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    Yes, "My pleasure" would be an appropriate response to the compliment "Thank you very much". You could also say, "the pleasure was all mine" (usually in response to something like "Thank you, I had a great time") or "It was a pleasure to meet you" or "It was a pleasure seeing you after such a long time".

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    Re: Is it correct to say "my pleasure"?

    PS I've said a bit more about this and related subjects here.

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