Examples of thankful in a Sentence
Everyone was thankful to hear the good news.
we were thankful that someone else was footing the bill for the lavish wedding banquet
Recent Examples of thankful from the Web
In the meantime, Lopez is thankful for his return to majors and ready to turn the page on what's been a trying last season and a half.
Perhaps Daniel Day-Lewis has a final act ahead — but if not, his fans have plenty be thankful for.
Barry Bonds is likely thankful for MLB’s arbitration and super two statuses.
Kansas City is thankful for the aid and eager to collaborate, said Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker.
Diaz is thankful the Rays have given him an opportunity this year.
At first, the United crew was thankful to the couple, inviting them to the cockpit for champagne.
School leaders are thankful to be receiving the average $245 more per pupil, about a 2 percent increase each year in the funding that pays for daily school operations.
Broadway producers will be thankful this year that the telecast won’t have to compete with any NBA Finals games, but there will be a Stanley Cup playoff contest and a soccer game pitting the U.S. and Mexico.
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First Known Use of thankful
before 12th century
THANKFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thankful for English Language Learners
: glad that something has happened or not happened, that something or someone exists, etc.
: of, relating to, or expressing thanks
THANKFUL Defined for Kids
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