Updated: Mar 31
Saying gracias is the easiest and most common way of expressing gratitude in Spanish and you can use it in any context or situation and when speaking with family, friends, or with people you just met. In this post, We’ll teach you 7 ways to say thank you + 8 expressions to say you’re welcome in Spanish so you can shine around your Spanish-speaking friends and family during this holiday season.
Say Thank you in Spanish
Gracias. (Thank you).
Muchas gracias. (Thank you very much).
Estoy muy agradecido/a. (I’m very grateful).
Lo aprecio mucho. (I really appreciate it). Aside from saying a literal “thank you,” you can also show your appreciation.
Te lo agradezco. (I appreciate it). This is an indirect way of telling someone “thank you.” Whenever someone does any kind of favor to you, you may tell them “te lo agradezco” instead of “gracias” and it means the same thing.
Gracias por todo. (Thanks for everything). A very good way to say thank you in Spanish If someone does a great favor to you.
Mil gracias. (A thousand thanks). You may use this when you are really thankful for any kind of favor done to you that saved your life! You may thank a certain individual or group by saying “mil gracias.” You can also say Un millón de gracias (A million thanks).
8 Phrases To Say You’re Welcome in Spanish
De nada. (You’re welcome / that’s ok). This is the most common way to say you’re welcome in Spanish and the most common response to “thank you.” De nada literally translates as “from nothing” but it is used to mean “you are welcome.”
No hay problema. (No problem). This is the next best way to say you’re welcome in Spanish. It translates as “no problem”. It may be used when you genuinely do a favor for a friend, family, or co-worker, and you are being thanked for it.
Por nada. (It’s nothing). It literally translates to “for nothing”.
No hay de que. (Don’t mention it). This phrase has a double meaning if you translate it to English because it can mean “you’re welcome” but also “don’t mention it.” If you are ever thanked for doing a simple favor like taking out the trash, you may respond with “no hay de que.”
No se preocupe/no te preocupes. (Don’t worry about it).
Con gusto. (With pleasure). This is a formal way of saying “you’re welcome” and can be used when you have done a favor for someone you really care about. When you wake up early in the morning to prepare breakfast for your significant other and you are thanked for it, you may respond with “con gusto”. You may also add “mucho” to that phrase to say “con mucho gusto” which translates to “with much pleasure.
Es un placer. (It’s a pleasure). This is another formal way of saying “you are welcome.” When you have completed a favor for someone you don’t mind assisting and are thanked for it, you may respond with “es un placer”.
El placer es mío. (The pleasure is mine). When someone thanks you for giving them a ride anywhere, you may respond by saying, “El placer es mío.”
Well, those are all the ways you can say Thank you and You’re welcome in Spanish. Hope you can learn them and practice them with others, especially with all the upcoming celebrations.
¡Mil gracias por leernos! (Thousand thanks for reading us)
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