(someone) won't thank you for (something)

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(someone) won't thank you for (something)

Someone is going to be very displeased about something you've done. I'm telling you now, Janet won't thank you for speaking to the boss on her behalf. You can go ahead and paint the living room, but they won't thank you for it.
See also: thank

he, she, etc. won’t ˈthank you for something

used to say that somebody will not be pleased or will be annoyed about something: John won’t thank you for interfering.
See also: something, thank
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'Yes, I know where he is, but he won't thank me for telling you,' replied the laundress.
We came up against each other in the third round of the darts competition last year and he won't thank me for saying that I breezed past him before losing in the final.
HE won't thank me for my concern but the news that Morrissey has cancer left me reeling last night.
So he won't thank me - or Labour's Barry Sheerman in a Commons motion last week - for wanting it abolished.
One of my very best university stories does in fact involve said pal, and while he won't thank me for reciting, it really is too good to let slip...
To his embarrassment (and he won't thank me for revealing this) we discovered they were so astronomical, we couldn't afford to eat or drink much.
His agent Terry Baker said: "He won't thank me for saying but he needs to immediately get help.
"But if you watch Bainesy enough, and he won't thank me for saying it, he's been by far our best player all season.
If I ask my friend what day Good Friday falls on this year, he won't thank me for lobbing him an easy one, he will look at me with contempt and call me an idiot.
He won't thank me for writing this but that was 22 years ago, 1982, to be precise and the roads were a very different place then.
He won't thank me for writing this but that was 22 years ago - 1982, to be precise - and the roads were a very different place then.
He won't thank me for saying this, but his best position at the moment is as a substitute, because he's got a lot to learn positionally and when we haven't got the ball.
Wenger said: ``I won't finally decide until just before the game but ideally Martin needs a breather although he won't thank me for it.
He won't thank me for saying so, but he wasn't the greatest jockey who ever threw a leg and a hangover across a horse, but he was pretty damn good, and you don't survive as stable jockey to the ultra-demanding Easterby family for 13 years unless you are a grafter who can do the job.
He said: "Recently in training he has been looking sharp and back to his best - although he won't thank me for saying that.
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