Well done, bravo and congratulations! These are phrases that we love to hear, because it means we have been successful, even if it is something as simple as being one year older! Let’s look at some other phrases we can use for passing on our congratulations in different situations. For example, what would we say, if a friend has got a new job?
Good for you
I’m so pleased for you
When our son or daughter scores a fantastic goal in a football match, we’d shout:
Way to go
However, sometimes a simple adjective can do the trick:
I bet we all fantasise about being the hero in an action film. So, when the bad guy is defeated and we triumphantly return, we may hear:
Take a bow
Hats off to you
I salute you
I commend you
Here are a few ways of modestly responding to the congratulations.
Thanks, you are too kind
Oh, it was nothing special
Thanks, but I really didn’t deserve it
That’s nice of you to say
Finally, here are a few examples, using the phrases you’ve heard.
“Congratulations on getting a new job.”
“Thanks, you are too kind.”
“Cheers, it was nothing special.”
There are plenty of ways to congratulate someone, so why don’t you give it a go? Your friends will thank you for it!
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