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    Reply for thank you

    When someone said thank you, what is the most polite way to reply in daily life?

    E.g..

    You're welcome
    Don't mention it
    It's ok
    No worries
    It's fine
    My pleasure

    Thanks.

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    Re: Reply for thank you

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    When someone said says "Thank you", what is the most polite way to reply in daily life everyday situations?

    E.g.

    You're welcome.
    Don't mention it.
    It's ok OK/okay. You'll hear it but "That's OK" is more common.
    No worries. You'll hear it but it's not formal. For info, I associate with Australian English.
    It's fine. We might say "That's fine".
    My pleasure. Also "It's/It was my pleasure."

    Thanks.
    See above for my responses regarding the use of your suggestions in British English. The most formal, for me is "It's/It was my pleasure". As far as politeness goes, I would consider it polite to simply say something in response to "Thank you". However, a nod or a smile can be just as polite.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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