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    Thank you vs thanks

    dear,

    when can I use these words?
    what are the situations of them?


    best regards

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    Re: Thank you vs thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by salehcom View Post
    dear,

    when can I use these words?
    what are the situations of them?


    best regards
    Your sentence sounds strange.

    What are their situations? (better)

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    Re: Thank you vs thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by salehcom View Post
    dear,

    When can I use these words?
    In what situations can I use them?


    best regards
    "thanks" is casual.

    "Thank you." is much more formal.

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    Re: Thank you vs thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by salehcom View Post
    dear,

    when can I use these words?
    what are the situations of them?


    best regards
    They mean the same.
    "Thank you" means "I thank you".
    "Thanks" means "I give you my thanks."
    In that respect there's no difference.

    "Thank you" is more formal than "thanks".
    In a situation like this [forum], you could write "Thank you for your reply" or "Thanks for your reply".
    Broadly, you could use this context as a guide. Anything more formal, especially in writing, use "Thank you".

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