- thank one's lucky stars,
- thank you,
- thanks to
Origin of thankful
Examples from the Web for thankful
Thankful that I made it this far without fearing dying of a treatable illness because I had no insurance.From Socially Isolated Nerd to Jeopardy! Bad Boy: A Thank You Note|Arthur Chu|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At first, family members are awestruck—amazed and thankful that their loved one is still with them.
After my article ran, Peter was thankful, even though he was the one who was taking the real risks.
I shifted in my seat, thankful that the camera was not turned on for our Skype chat across the pond.Who’s That ‘Bum’ Girl? The Brit Telling Americans How To Wipe Their Asses|Sara Lieberman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is good and right to celebrate this success and to be thankful for the justice of the courts.
A moment later she was thankful for the impulse that caused her to wait.The Silent Alarm|Roy J. Snell
No, other people don't feel it as you and I do, nor do the dogs and ponies, but oughtn't we to be thankful that we do feel it.Hortus Inclusus|John Ruskin
“I should be thankful to think that we had not been the cause of their deaths,” said Voules.The Rival Crusoes|W.H.G. Kingston
Hetty raised her eyes with a thankful glance at Miss Davis, who saw that they were full of tears.Hetty Gray|Rosa Mulholland
To —— the goodness of God to (with) our rebellion will tend to make us humble and thankful.Practical Exercises in English|Huber Gray Buehler