25/08/16 The Use of ‘Thank you’ and ‘Thanks’

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Thanks is more informal than thank you.
Thank you. (NOT  Thanks you.)
Thank you very much.
Thanks very much.
Many thanks.
Thanks a lot. (BUT NOT  Thank you a lot.)
Thank God it’s Friday. (NOT Thanks God . . .)
Indeed can be used to strengthen very much.
Thank you very much indeed. (BUT NOT normally  Thank you indeed.)
Thank you for / Thanks for can be followed by an –ing form.
Thank you for coming.
Not at all. Thank you for having me.

More about the usage of “thanks” in the coming e-Lessons!