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    Welcome

    1. You are welcome
    2. You are most welcome
    3. You are more than welcome

    In terms of politeness, what is the priority of the above expression?

    Many thanks

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    Re: Welcome

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    1. You are welcome.
    2. You are most welcome.
    3. You are more than welcome.

    In terms of politeness, what is the priority Which of the above expressions is the most polite?

    Many thanks.
    They all indicate politeness, but I suppose #2 and #3 can be stronger than #1. Note that in speech, "you're" is more standard than "you are."

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