‘You’re welcome’ is a phrase used in response to someone thanking you. But there are many ways to say ‘you’re welcome,’ so you don’t have to always use the same one.
Having a rich vocabulary is a great indicator of your fluency in the English language, and by alternating the phrases, you get into the habit of speaking a fun and varied tongue.
Casual language is perfect for using with friends and family or strangers you meet on the street or throughout your day. It’s also fine to use with your colleagues at work, and even your boss, if you have that kind of relationship (just stay away from slang!).
So let’s dive into some casual ways to say, ‘You’re welcome.’
1. You got it
2. Don’t mention it
3. No worries
4. No problem
5. I’ve got you
6. My pleasure
7. Happy to help
9. Not at all
11. Always glad to help
13. Don’t worry about it
14. Sure thing
15. You’d do the same for me
16. I aim to please
Formal expressions can be used when you’re speaking to someone very much senior to you, or you want to come across politely in a group email, for example, and you’re not exactly sure who the recipients are.
Be careful not to overuse formal language, as it can often make you appear overly polite and ceremonious. Even in the work setting, oftentimes, casual ways of speaking are fine, as long as you don’t get too overly personal or use slang.
With that said, here are some formal ways to say, ‘You’re welcome.’
18. The pleasure is all mine
19. Of course
20. Don’t give it a second thought
21. It was nothing
22. You’re very welcome
23. No thanks necessary
24. I’m glad I could be of assistance.
25. It was my pleasure
26. You’re most welcome
27. Pleased to be of assistance
28. Just doing my job, ma’am
29. That’s what I’m here for
See? There are so many ways to say ‘you’re welcome’ nowadays that you probably never need to even use those words! Notice how the casual phrases tend to be a bit shorter and the formal ones a bit longer.
Now we’ve covered a bunch of different expressions that are basically synonymous with ‘you’re welcome.’ I’m going to show you some of these in a sentence, so you can see how they are used in context.
You’ll see that a lot of the expressions can be mixed and matched, too, so you can use more than one in the same sentence.
I’m so grateful to you for everything you’ve done for my family.
Please, don’t mention it. I know you’d have done the same for me.
Thanks heaps, Debbie, you’ve been a huge help.
Sure thing, I’m happy to help.
Thanks to both of you and your hard work, we’ve doubled our numbers this quarter!
No thanks necessary; we’re just doing our job.
Thanks a ton for all your help in organizing the party. I couldn’t have done it without you.
Don’t worry about it; I’ve got you.
Thanks for letting me know about that job vacancy. I applied and actually got the job!
Oh wow, congratulations! And no worries at all; I’m glad I could help.
Thank you for the excellent work you did on the latest collaboration.
You’re most welcome, sir; I’ve really enjoyed working on the project.
So there you have it. There are lots of different ways to say ‘you’re welcome,’ so why always use the same old phrase?
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