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    you make my day

    Bo said to Chan, "You are very pretty today."

    Chan replied, "Bo, you make my day."

    What does it mean of you make my day?

    After Chan said you make my day, shall Bo say, "Thank you." or "you are welcome."

    Thank you.

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    Re: you make my day

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    Bo said to Chan, "You are very pretty today."

    Chan replied, "Bo, you make my day."

    What does it mean of you make my day?

    After Chan said you make my day, shall Bo say, "Thank you." or "you are welcome."

    Thank you.

    ***not a teacher***

    It means, 'you make me feel happy'.

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    Re: you make my day

    Neither seems natural. I suppose he could say "Glad to hear it" or something like that.
    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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    Re: you make my day

    Chan would have replied "Bo, thank you. You've made my day".

    Mehrgan's interpretation is correct, although the expression is stronger than just 'made me feel happy'.

    Bo's reply could indeed be "You're welcome" because that is the usual response to thanks. Of course he could reply "You didn't look pretty yesterday", but that might be unwise.

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