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RoseSpring

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But for/ Thanks to your help, things woild have been a disaster.

Which one is correct?
 

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But for/ Thanks to your help, things woild have been a disaster.

Which one is correct?
"But for your help..." If you say "thanks to your help...", apart from being poor English, it implies that "you" helped to cause a disaster.
 
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