you're welcome

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From 1907 (as reply to thank you).[1]

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you’re welcome!

  1. Used to acknowledge thanks; ritual reply to “thank you”.
  2. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see you're,‎ welcome.
    • 2016, Lynette Eason, Without Warning (Elite Guardians; 2), Revell, →ISBN:
      No, I didn’t cook, but you’re welcome to try out the new kitchen.

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  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “welcome”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.