Thanks to

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Definition

thanks to (something): because of, on account of, due to (something); with appreciation to, with gratitude to (something)
idiom
Thanks to my new earplugs, I can finally sleep well at night.
Thanks to Icarus and his contacts, the IRS will not be visiting Kevin this year.

Examples

  • "It's all thanks to you, Glenn."
  • "But overall, the picnic was a success, no thanks to the rest of you!"
  • "I couldn't even take my glass of wine outside the bar to keep me company, thanks to most town centres now being 'alcohol-free zones'."
  • "Thanks to a stroke of brilliance on my part, a shipment of Bruno's Brew is now on its way to our Sales Affiliate in Brazil."
  • "We're already 2 days behind schedule, thanks to your little snake fiasco."
  • "Thanks to you, we took first place in the tournament!"
  • "The Delavigne Corporation has become a household name thanks to its perfume and cosmetic products."
  • "The idea is that a man can create a sense of untouchable, unquestionable power around himself simply by wearing the perfect suit: colleagues fear him, bosses respect him and clients trust him. All this, thanks to his suit."
  • "Icarus got very sunburnt and spent the evening in the hospital with minor facial burns, but overall, the picnic was a success, no thanks to the rest of you!"

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