Expressing gratitude is a monumentally important thing in any language. In English, we have a ton of ways to say thank you, all with different contexts.
While simply saying thank you works, sometimes you want to go above and beyond to express just how grateful you are to someone.
Bitte schön (or simply just Bitte) is the standard way to say thank you in German but there are plenty of other commonly used colloquial expressions that can serve you well in German.
Manners Matter: How Do You Say You’re Welcome in German?
They may not be literal magic words, but anyone knows that a little bit of politeness can get you a long way.
These short and simple words and phrases will make sure that you are well received with an eye on being polite.