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you are welcome
You are under no obligation for the courtesy or favor for which you are thanking me. (Used as a standard and polite response to "thank you.") A: "Thank you again for helping me with all this." B: "Oh, you're welcome, it was really no trouble." A: "I've been meaning to say thank you for your generous gift." B: "Aw, that's sweet of you. You are very welcome."
A response to "thank you" or "thanks" meaning that one was glad to do it and would do it again. A: "Thanks for picking up that package for me." B: "Oh, you're welcome."
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Also, don't mention it. No thanks are needed, I was glad to do it. For example, Thanks for picking me up.-You're welcome, or I appreciate what you did for Mother.-Don't mention it. Both phrases are polite formulas for responding to thanks. The first dates from about 1900; the variant was first recorded in 1841. For synonyms, see forget it; no problem, def. 2. Also see welcome to.
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you’re ˈwelcome(especially American English) used as a polite reply when a person thanks you: ‘Thanks for your help.’ ‘You’re welcome.’
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- you are welcome
- do (one) the courtesy of (doing something)
- do somebody the courtesy of doing something
- have the courtesy to (do something)
- have the courtesy to do something
- beholden to (someone)
- courtesy of (someone or something)
- courtesy of somebody/something
- make a virtue of necessity
- make a virtue of necessity, to