Sure, you can blurt out Merci!
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Laura K. Lawless is a French and Spanish speaker who's lived in France and Morocco. A freelance writer, editor, and translator, she's also completed graduate work in translation, interpretation, linguistics, and literature. The About.com Guide for French Language, Lawless is also the author of The Everything French Grammar Book, The Everything French Phrase Book, and The Everything French Verb Book.