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- Said to express greater gratitude than would be conveyed by thank you.
- Obviously (principally UK; implying offence that anyone could have doubted the statement)
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That is what I call a delicate attention, dear master, and I thank you very much for it.
MR NAKASONE: [Through an interpreter] - Minister Smith, thank you very much for those words.
FOREIGN MINISTER SMITH: Well, Madame Secretary, thank you very much for that.