to thank one's lucky stars
/θˈæŋk wˈʌnz lˈʌki stˈɑːɹz/
to feel really grateful, particularly because something dangerous or unpleasant did not happen
to count one's blessings
/kˈaʊnt wˈʌnz blˈɛsɪŋz/
to try to appreciate and cherish all the good things one has in one's life
to bite the hand that feed sb
/bˈaɪt ðə hˈænd ðæt fˈiːd ˌɛsbˈiː/
to be ungrateful to the person who has helped one by mistreating or betraying them
to look a gift horse in the mouth
/lˈʊk ɐ ɡˈɪft hˈɔːɹs ɪnðə mˈaʊθ/
to look for faults in a gift, favor, or opportunity that has been given to one, in a way that shows ingratitude
to make sth count
/mˌeɪk ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ kˈaʊnt/
to use something in the most effective or productive way
to put in a (good) word for sb
/pˌʊt ɪn ɐ ɡˈʊd wˈɜːd fɔːɹ ˌɛsbˈiː/
to talk highly of someone as a way of helping them get an advantage, such as succeeding in a job interview
to take sb/sth for granted
/tˈeɪk ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ fɔːɹ ɡɹˈæntᵻd/
to not appreciate a person or thing because one thinks one will never lose them
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