区别辨析grateful与appreciative

grateful与appreciative这两个形容词均有“感谢的、感激的”之意。

grateful : 普通用词,侧重因对方的恩惠、好意或帮助,从内心产生的感激之情。

  • I'm so grateful (to you) for all that you've done.
    你为我做了这一切,我(对你)真是感激不尽。
  • If you could get that report finished by Thursday, I'd be very grateful.
    如果你能在周四之前完成那份报告,我将感激不尽。
  • After the earthquake we felt grateful to be alive.
    地震后,我们大难不死,真是应该感谢上苍。
  • I'm just grateful that I'm not still working for him.
    真是谢天谢地,我现在不再为他工作了。
  • I would be most grateful if you would send me the book immediately.
    如果你能马上把书寄给我,我将感激不尽。

appreciative与greatful基本同义,但语气较强,侧重以行动或言语来感谢。

  • It's nice to have an appreciative audience.
    给有欣赏力的观众表演感觉很好。
  • I'm very appreciative of all the support you've given me.
    你一直那么支持我,我非常感激。

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