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    kadioguy is offline Key Member
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    Is 'here you are' equivalent to 'thank you'?

    On the Wiktionary, it says:

    here you are
    (idiomatic) Said when you hand something over to someone or do a favour to them, usually to draw the recipient's attention to the exchange; Equivalent to “thank you” when receiving something.

    https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/here_you_are
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    I found the original source here: https://goo.gl/vBiu5a

    What do you think of it?
    Is 'here you are' really equivalent to 'thank you' when receiving something?

    Thanks!

    PS I also posted the same question on this, but all of your answers are unique to me. Hope we can discuss with each other. Thank you.
    Last edited by kadioguy; 29-Jul-2017 at 12:23. Reason: to fix a typo
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    Re: Is 'here you are' equivalent to 'thank you'?

    No, it's quite wrong. That is what the giver says, and the receiver says "thank you".

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    Re: Is 'here you are' equivalent to 'thank you'?

    That doesn't work for me!
    Also, "equivalent" should not be capitalized.

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    Re: Is 'here you are' equivalent to 'thank you'?

    It says "saying "here you are" when giving something is equivalent to saying "thank you" when receiving something".

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