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"Thank-you" is probably misspelled. Trying thank_you instead Definition of thank_you

1. thank_you [ n ] a conversational expression of gratitude

Used in print:

(Harold Searles, "Schizophrenic Communication,"...)

For_example , one hebephrenic man used_to annoy me , month after month , by saying , whenever I got_up to leave and made my fairly steoreotyped comment that I would be seeing him on the following day , or whenever , `` You 're welcome '' , in a notably condescending fashion - as though it were his due for me to thank him for the privilege of spending the hour with him , and he were thus pointing_up my failure to utter a humbly grateful , `` thank_you '' to him at the end of each session .

(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)

Usually she marked the few who did thank_you , you did n't get that kind much in a place like this : and she played a little game with herself , seeing how downright rude she could act to the others , before they 'd take offense , threaten to call the manager .

(Doris Miles Disney, Mrs. Meeker's Money....)

At_last he said , `` Well , thank_you for calling , Mr._Benson .

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