French translation of 'thankful'
1. (= grateful) reconnaissant(e)
to be thankful for sth être reconnaissant(e) de qch
I was so thankful for his support. Je lui étais tellement reconnaissant de son soutien.
2. (= relieved) content(e) ⧫ pas mécontent(e)
She’s thankful to be alive. Elle s’estime heureuse d’être en vie.
to be thankful (that) ... être content(e) que ...
We were thankful that it was all over. Nous étions contents que ce soit fini.
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Example Sentences Including 'thankful'
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Just be thankful for small blessings.Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)
I just was thankful to have survived.The Sun (2013)
I was just thankful my friends had escaped with minor injuries.The Sun (2013)
I was just thankful that no one was killed or hurt.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Just be thankful that you can't smell him.The Sun (2012)
We're just thankful she's still here after her recent suicide bid.The Sun (2011)
But he was content, so that he saw her happy; and thankful to have been the means of making her so.Vanity Fair (1837)
I am just thankful for having the chance to play in Germany.The Sun (2015)
The fans seemed thankful for anything, a goalless draw and a bit of effort, judging by that warm reception for the players at the end.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The winger said: 'I am very happy and thankful for this opportunity.The Sun (2015)
They can just be thankful they have managed two wins away.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
We should just be thankful he wasn't wearing Speedos.The Sun (2009)
But we are just so thankful he is alive.The Sun (2010)
I'm just so thankful we still have him with us.The Sun (2016)
I'm just thankful for the time we did have together.The Sun (2007)
Just be thankful it's been done.The Sun (2008)
We're just so thankful no one was hurt or worse.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We're just thankful no one was hurt.The Sun (2010)
A peaceful transfer of power in Pakistan is a small mercy to be thankful for but the serious questions now begin.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But he seems thankful that his parents did not treat him the same way.Christianity Today (2000)
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In Common Usage. thankful is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: thankful ADJECTIVE
When you are thankful, you are very happy and relieved that something has happened.
Most of the time I'm just thankful that I've got a job.
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Translation of thankful from the Collins English to French Dictionary