you're welcome

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.


Nearby words

  1. you'd,
  2. you'd better believe it,
  3. you'll,
  4. you're,
  5. you're telling me,
  6. you've,
  7. you've lost me,
  8. you've made your bed, now lie in it,
  9. you-all,
  10. you-uns

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