thank you, Drake, for making it okay for rappers to talk about their feelings.
Taking the time to thank our federal, state, and local bureaucracies for all the joy they bring us every day.
Now that giving thanks to God no longer plays a prominent role in American civic life, Whom or What do we thank on thanksgiving?
I want to thank you for your cooperation, and to apologize for any inconvenience.
We recognize the thousands of troops who were unfairly targeted by the policy and thank them for their service to our nation.
“I dare say they can do without it, thank you,” said Violet, stiffly.
Nevertheless, I have many things to thank him for, and therefore he deserves praise.
And when I tried to thank them for their kindness he laid his hand upon my shoulder.
thank you for the compliment, but I don't expect to stick to it all my life.
"thank God I have got in to-night," came involuntarily from several lips.
Old English þancian "to give thanks," from Proto-Germanic *thankojan (cf. Old Saxon thancon, Old Norse þakka, Danish takke, Old Frisian thankia, Middle Dutch, German danken "to thank"), from *thankoz "thought, gratitude," from PIE root *tong- "to think, feel." For sense evolution, cf. related Old English noun þanc, þonc, originally "thought," but by c.1000 "good thoughts, gratitude." The whole group is from the same root as think (q.v.). In ironical use, "to blame," from 1550s. To thank (someone) for nothing is recorded from 1703. Related: Thanked; thanking.