French translation of 'thankful'
- (= 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.
- (= relieved)
⇒ 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.
Example Sentences Including 'thankful'
Once she's got used to the thought of it, she'll probably be immensely thankful it's gone.Thy Brother Death
Most people were only too thankful to take things easily, even the experienced skiers.Adrienne and the Chalet School
They worked in the vegetable garden, thankful that Austell had prepared the ground for them.The Ambassador's Women
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Translation of thankful from the Collins English to French Dictionary