Cheers

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Cheers

Post by Stevenloan » Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:11 pm

Hi guys! Yesterday I watched a British film, A helped B do something and B said "cheers" to A. Google said it means "Thank you" and it's used informally. In this situation, when someone says "cheers" to you, will you say "You're welcome" or "No problem" or smile and say nothing?

Thanks very much!

StevenLoan
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Re: Cheers

Post by gdwdwrkr » Sun Dec 16, 2018 12:23 pm

What did A do in the movie?
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Re: Cheers

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:32 am

Hi gdwdwrkr! B is a sheriff and A is B's subordinate. A found some useful information that helped B catch a criminal.

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Post by gdwdwrkr » Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:58 pm

Hi Stevenloan,
What was A's response when B said "cheers" to him?
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Re: Cheers

Post by Bobinwales » Tue Dec 18, 2018 12:23 am

"Cheers" in that sense is certainly a colloquialism for "Thank you, I appreciate your information".
As you can see "Cheers" is a lot quicker to say. :D
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