Thank you in Italian

After this free Rocket Italian lesson you’ll be able to say "thank you" in Italian, "excuse me", "sorry", and use other polite Italian expressions with confidence. A little can go a long way when you’re a beginner, and the Rocket Italian team wants you to feel comfortable around native speakers right from the start.
 

Listen carefully to the audio and practice saying the Italian phrases aloud – you’ll have these mastered in no time! Just as in your native language, speaking to Italian people in a polite manner will win you friends and gain you respect, so it’s worth making the effort!

Thank you in Italian - Excuse me in Italian

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Scusi, per favore.
Excuse me, please. (formal)
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Scusa, per favore.
Excuse me, please. (casual)
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Scusi, or mi perdoni.
Excuse me, please. (very polite)
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Scusi.
Sorry.
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Mi dispiace or mi spiace.
I'm sorry about that.
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Grazie mille per il Suo aiuto.
Thanks a lot for your help. (formal)
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Grazie mille per il tuo aiuto.
Thanks a lot for your help. (casual)
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Grazie mille.
Thanks a lot.
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Molte grazie
Many thanks.
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Prego or volentieri or di niente.
You're welcome.
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Molto gentile.
Very kind.
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Molto gentile da parte Sua.
Very kind of you. (formal)
  • Excuse me, please.  (casual)

Use all of the above phrases liberally, and you'll find that people will treat you better.

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