As an addendum to your thank you message, you can always further emphasize your gratitude by explaining how much you appreciate all that the other person has done.
To be more original you can replace the phrase “I really appreciate it” with other similar phrases. In this post, you will find several alternatives. Make the other person really feel your goodwill and respect for the work done.
What is the Meaning of the Phrase “I Really Appreciate It”?
By saying the phrase “I really appreciate it” you are expressing that you appreciate something the other person has done. Most often it is some kind of help. For example, when someone helps you carry your heavy groceries to your car, you would say, “Thank you very much for your help! I really appreciate it!” Or for example when you are at work and not feeling well and a colleague offers you a lift home. In this case, when he drops you in front of your home, you can say: “Thank you very much for giving me a ride home, I really appreciate it.”
Formal Alternatives to “I Really Appreciate It”
1. Your efforts are highly appreciated.
You can use it towards someone who has gone to great lengths to help you. It has taken a lot of time and energy.
2. There are no words to describe my gratitude.
You are so grateful to have been helped and you do not even have enough words to express your gratitude. Of course, that’s an exaggerated phrase to emphasize how grateful you are for the help.
3. You have my deepest thanks.
The word ”deepest” emphasizes that this is not just gratitude, but a much more conscious inspiration to show our gratitude.
4. I really appreciate what you’ve done for me.
Very commonly used phrase. It can be used on all occasions of thanksgiving.
5. I truly appreciate your assistance.
It can be used, for example, when someone in the office helps you transfer documents from one place to another, or when a customer service agent helps you set up your router over the phone.
6. I can’t even begin to express my gratitude.
It is so hard for you to describe the tremendous help you have received that you have no words in your vocabulary to describe this kindness.
7. I cannot express my gratitude enough for your extraordinary help.
The meaning is like phrase number 6 but expressed in a slightly different way.
8. I truly appreciate all you do for me.
It can be used when you want to thank someone who has helped you more than once.
9. Thank you for everything you’ve done for me. It’s been a pleasure working with you.
We might use this phrase when we have worked with a person on a particular project and now want to thank him for what he has done.
10. I will always be grateful that you helped me.
This phrase can be used when the help was really memorable.
Casual Ways to Say “I Really Appreciate It”
1. You made my day!
2. I’m so grateful!
3. This was big of you!
4. You are a lifesaver!
5. You went above and beyond the call of duty.
6. What you did is a wonderful thing.
7. That is so amazing!
8. You are awesome!
9. Your kindness is really appreciated.
10. Thank you for doing this.
What Else Can You Say to Reinforce Your Gratitude?
1. I cannot find the right words to describe how much you helped me.
2. I am so grateful and happy for what you did for me.
3. You made me feel like there is hope again.
4. What you do for me is more than I ever imagined.
5. I am so lucky to have you in my life.
6. Your efforts will not go in vain.
7. No one else would do that for me.
8. It’s been such a pleasure to work with you on this.
9. Thank you for your empathy and concern.
10. Thanks for taking the time to do this.
Find out many more examples of how to say “I Appreciate Your Help” in this article.
Is It Correct to Say “I Really Appreciate It”?
Yes, you can use the phrase exactly as spelled. You can also remove “really” and say “I appreciate it”. It doesn’t matter how you say it, both phrases are correct.
How to Respond When You Hear “I Really Appreciate It”?
The appropriate response to this phrase depends on the situation. For example, if someone says “I really appreciate it” after you have given them a gift, then the most appropriate response would be “You’re welcome.” On the other hand, if someone says “I really appreciate it” after you have helped them out of a difficult situation, then the most appropriate response would be “No problem.” Other ways to respond are:
• My pleasure.
• No worries.
• I would do anything for you.