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In English there is a great variety of ways to thank people and show appreciation for a gift or an act of kindness.

1. Thanks is fairly formal; it is used when somebody does something small to help you. True    False
2. I really appreciate it. and Thank you very much. are used when somebody has done something quite large or important to help you. True    False
3. You shouldn't have. is used when somebody gives you a present. You are saying that the other person is too stingy. It does not mean that the person speaking is annoyed or angry. True    False
4. We would like to express our gratitude. and I am most grateful. are formal and are often used in business letters and formal speeches. True    False
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