Question: Is Thanks Anyways Rude?

How do you respond to thanks anyways?

4 Answers.

“Thanks anyways” and “thank you anyways” are both perfectly acceptable (although the former is slightly more common than the latter).

You could also use phrases such as “I appreaciate your help,” or “thanks for trying.” There is no specific phrase I can think of reserved for this scenario, though..

What should I say instead of thank you?

For these everyday, informal experiences, we can use a variety of expression to say thanks. Thank you. / Thanks so much. / Thanks a lot. / Thanks a bunch. / Thanks a ton. / Thanks! Did your colleague at work just bring you a cup of coffee?

How do you say thank you nicely?

Other Ways to Say “Thank You So Much” and “Thank You Very Much” in Writing1 Thank you for all your hard work on this. … 2 Thanks again, we couldn’t have pulled this off without you. … 3 Thank you, you’re amazing! … 4 I’m so thankful for everything you bring to the table. … 5 Thank you kindly.6 Thanks a million. … 7 Many thanks.More items…•

What does anyways mean?

1 US, informal : anyhow, anyway. 2a archaic : anywise. b dialect : to any degree at all.

What can I say instead of anyways?

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Is anyways American?

You might be wondering why you still see anyways spoken and written if it’s wrong. Even though the word is now widely considered an error, it’s not new. The Oxford English Dictionary has citations going back as far as the 1200s. Today, they say it’s considered part of some American dialects.

Is it rude to say thanks anyway?

“Thanks” is a more casual way to say “thank you”. You say “thanks anyway” when you’ve asked someone for help, but they are unable to help you. You say “thanks, though” when you refuse someone offering to help you because you don’t need help. These two may be used interchangeably, though.

Is it thanks anyway or anyways?

Simply put, “anyway” without an S is correct. Always use it without the S. “Anyways” with the S is considered slang, and is a part of nonstandard, colloquial, or informal English. Furthermore, since “anyway” is an adverb and it is impossible for adverbs to be plural.

Is saying anyway rude?

Using the word anyway at the beginning of the sentence can appear to be impolite at times. How polite or impolite the word sounds might depend on the speaker’s voice. It also depends on the person you are speaking to.

What does anyways mean in text?

Anyway is a common adverb used to mean “in any case,” while any way is an adjective-noun phrase that means “whichever path” or “in any manner.” Anyways is the informal form of anyway.

What does thank you anyway mean?

“thank you, anyway” means that the person you are thanking wasn’t able to fulfill a request of yours, but you are going to say “thank you” anyway (to be polite).

Is it OK to say anyways?

If you want to avoid debate or write in a formal tone, use the standard anyway. But if you don’t mind sounding informal, or if you are aiming for a down-to-earth tone like Clyde Haberman’s, it’s okay to use anyways. It is a word—a nonstandard, colloquial, informal word—that some people won’t like to see.