I'm doing a translation assignment of a book now and searching for appropriate phrases for this.
Please help me!!
I think "thanks to" can be used with a negative statement, but when it is next to "let you off", the sentence will look awkward. :(
Thanks to my brother, I'll let you off this time.
This is the situation: Two girls were about to fight but one girl decided not to, because the other was her brother's girlfriend.
The girl was quite tough and I want to show her character.
Thanks to ...
Does that sentence look awkward? If you have any better ideas please let me know!