Is there anything else other than 'thank you' to show gratitude in a polite, formal way to my professor at college?
My experience is that saying specifically what you appreciated is the most expressive way to say thank you. Any phrase you could use in more than one situation will have about the same impact as a simple thank you. In my experience, this is true for both written and spoken appreciation.
For example, "Thank you for helping me outside of your normal office hours to accommodate my work schedule. Your generosity with your time really helped me." is much more meaningful than "Thank you for all that you've done for me."
There are many, many ways of saying thank you. A few formal examples are:
I'd like to express my sincere gratitude for...
I'm most grateful.
I'm very much obliged.
A bit less formal, but still not informal:
- I'd like to thank you for...
- Thank you very much.
It could be like HIGHLY OBLIGED ! OR HIGHLY PRAISED !
protected by Em.♦ Dec 11 '18 at 4:00
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