ADJ. big, special A big thanks to all of you who supported our fund-raising campaign. | heartfelt, sincere, warm | grateful
VERB + THANKS express, give, say We would like to express our warmest thanks for all you've done. I said thanks and put the phone down. | nod, smile She smiled her thanks as the car drove off. | get, receive You'll get little thanks from him for all your trouble. | accept | deserve Their generosity deserves our grateful thanks.
THANKS + VERB go to sb Thanks go to Claire Potter for making the hall available to us.
PREP. as/in ~ for He got a bottle of whisky in thanks for his cooperation. | ~ to He gave thanks to God for the safe return of his son.
PHRASES a letter/vote/word of thanks The chairperson proposed a vote of thanks to the volunteers. | many thanks Many thanks for the flowers. | thanks be to God We were all pulled out alive, thanks be to God.