thank you very much


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thank you very much

1. A set phrase expressing a lot of gratitude to someone (for something). A: "Here are the documents you asked for, Mr. Lubbock." B: "Thank you very much, Sarah." A: "I'm so glad you were able to make it to the party, John!" B: "Me too, I had a wonderful time. Thank you very much for inviting me!"
2. A phrase used at the end of a statement to sarcastically thank someone for something they have not done, or to indicate someone's lack of recognition or appreciation of one's ability or accomplishment. I did the entire report myself, thank you very much. I'm entirely capable of pumping my own gas, thank you very much.
See also: much, thank, very

Thank you very much.

 and Thank you so much, a
more polite and emphatic way of saying Thank you. Tom: Welcome. Come in. Bob: Thankyou very much. Bill: Here's the book I promised you. Sue: Thankyou so much.
See also: much, thank, very

thank you very much

phr. a (sometimes sarcastic) tag added to a statement for emphasis. (Often used when there is really nothing to thank anyone for.) I will manage somehow to find my own way out, thank you very much.
See also: much, thank, very