Thanking Someone and Responding to Thanks 致謝和答謝 N)Thank you. N)Oh, that's very kind of you. Thank you very much! (可以答你: Not at all) I)Cheers F)I really can't thank you enough for your help. F)I should like to say how very grateful I am.
Complimenting 讚辭 N)What a lovely / Charming dress you are wearing! N)The soup/cake/chicken is quite/really/absolutely delicious/beautiful. 讚上司的太太的衣著 F)May I say how elegant/enchanting you look? F)If I may say so, your coat is quite charming/enchanting. F)My compliment on the dishes you made. F)I must congratulate you on the dishes you made. F)I really must express my admiration for your marvellous cooking skill.
Congratulating Well done!....
Apologizing (Thank you) F)Please accept my apologies F)It was very hasty of me, I'm afraid. F)That was very foolish of me, I'm afraid. F)Forgive me for my rudeness. F)I must apologize for my rudeness. F)May I offer you my sincerest apologies. F)May I offer you may profoundest apologies for my redeness.
Showing Sympathy 慰問 N)I'm sorry to hear about what happened to your flat last night. I)OH, that's awful/ dreadful.I'm ever so sorry. I)Oh, how rotten/ ghastly. I'm ever so sorry. F)What a terrible situation for you. F)I do sympathize