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owe (one) a debt of gratitude

To be extremely thankful or grateful to one for something one did. I owe my parents a debt of gratitude for all their support over the years. Without them, there's no way I could have gotten where I am today. She really went above and beyond to help me get set up in this city, so I owe her a huge debt of gratitude.
See also: debt, gratitude, of, owe

owe a debt of gratitude to (someone)

To be extremely thankful or grateful to one for something one did. I owe a debt of gratitude to my parents for all their support over the years. Without them, there's no way I could have gotten where I am today. She really went above and beyond to help me get set up in this city, so I owe a huge debt of gratitude to her.
See also: debt, gratitude, of, owe

owe someone a debt of gratitude

a large amount of thanks owed to someone who deserves gratitude. (Actually payment of the debt is owed.) We owe you a debt of gratitude for all you have done for us.
See also: debt, gratitude, of, owe
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'Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich, I would like to once again extend my sincere gratitude to you for the honorary award.
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My teacher in middle standard told us that "one is thankful to God and grateful to human beings." The word gratitude is closer to grateful and is, therefore, meant for human beings.
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Expressing gratitude is so important and this quality of a beliver has been emphasized at various places through various ayats.
Speaking to ANI, he said: "It is a mix of surprise and sense of gratitude. Have been an active karyakarta from days in ABVP; It is the only party that recognises the potential of karyakartas."
Riskin and colleagues (2019) conclude that expressions of gratitude from a patient or the patient's family members appear to be both recognized and impactful, boosting critical team processes, and in turn, enhancing team diagnostic and treatment performance outcomes.
We sought to understand when and how gratitude occurs in the context of financial support received by Chinese college students.
Gratitude is such an important spiritual practice that if you do a Google search of the number of books written on it, you'll find it's practically endless.
The last four are qualities of the heart: forgiveness, gratitude, compassion and generosity.
Summary: People consistently underestimate the impact of sending a gratitude letter.
The citizens expressed their love and loyalty to His Majesty the Sultan, hoisting the flags of the Sultanate and the pictures of His Majesty, with banners that express thanks and gratitude for what has been achieved in this dear country under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, chanting expressions of love, loyalty and gratitude, in addition to chanting patriotic songs for this glorious occasion.
by ONAThe citizens expressed their love and loyalty to His Majesty the Sultan, hoisting the flags of the Sultanate and the pictures of His Majesty, with banners expressing thanks and gratitude for what has been achieved in this dear country under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said.
Practising gratitude - the art of acknowledging and giving thanks for what we have in life - can have a huge impact on our wellbeing.