English | Phrases - Personal | Best Wishes

Best Wishes - Marriage

祝贺,愿你们幸福快乐。
Congratulations. Wishing the both of you all the happiness in the world.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
致以我对你们婚姻最真诚的祝福。
Congratulations and warm wishes to both of you on your wedding day.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
恭喜喜结连理!
Congratulations on tying the knot!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
祝你们百年好合!
Congratulations on saying your "I do's"!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
恭祝新郎新娘永结同心。
Congratulations to the bride and groom on their happy union.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple

Best Wishes - Engagement

恭喜你们订婚!
Congratulations on your engagement!
Standard phrase used to congratulate someone on their engagement
祝贺你们订婚并一切顺利。
Wishing both of you all the best on your engagement and everything lies ahead.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
恭喜订婚,我祝你们永远快乐幸福。
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will both be very happy together.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
恭喜订婚,我祝你们彼此永远甜蜜幸福。
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will make each other extremely happy.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
恭喜你们订婚,大喜之日确定了吗?
Congratulations on your engagement. Have you decided upon big day yet?
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple who you know well, and to ask when the wedding will take place

Best Wishes - Birthdays and Anniversaries

生日问候!
Birthday greetings!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
生日快乐!
Happy Birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
笑口常开!
Many happy returns!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
祝你在这特别的日子里快乐幸福。
Wishing you every happiness on your special day.
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
愿你心想事成,生日快乐!
May all your wishes come true. Happy Birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
祝你在这特别的一天开心幸福,生日快乐!
Wishing you every happiness this special day brings. Have a wonderful birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
纪念日快乐!
Happy Anniversary!
General anniversary wish, commonly found on anniversary cards
...纪念日快乐!
Happy…Anniversary!
Anniversary wish used when celebrating a specific anniversary (e.g. 25th silver anniversary, 40th ruby anniversary)
经过...年你们的婚姻一如既往,周年纪念日快乐!
…years and still going strong. Have a great Anniversary!
Used to emphasize the length of marriage and wish a happy anniversary
瓷婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Porcelain Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 20th wedding anniversary
银婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Silver Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 25th wedding anniversary
红宝石婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary
珍珠婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Pearl Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 30th wedding anniversary
珊瑚婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Coral Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 35th wedding anniversary
金婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Gold Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary
钻石婚纪念日快乐!
Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary

Best Wishes - Get well Wishes

早日康复
Get well soon.
Standard get well wish, commonly found on cards
希望你早日康复。
I hope you make a swift and speedy recovery.
Standard get well wish
我们祝愿你尽快康复。
We hope that you will be up and about in no time.
Standard get well wish from more than one person
挂念你,愿你早日康复。
Thinking of you. May you feel better soon.
Standard get well wish
来自...每个人的祝福,早日康复。
From everybody at…, get well soon.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work
早日康复,这里的每个人都送上他们的祝福。
Get well soon. Everybody here is thinking of you.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work

Best Wishes - General Congratulations

祝愿你...
Congratulations on…
Standard congratulation sentence
祝福你一切顺利并在...方面成功
I wish you the best of luck and every success in…
Used when wishing someone success in the future
我祝你在...方面成功
I wish you every success in…
Used when wishing someone success in the future
我们就...向你表示祝贺
We would like to send you our congratulations on…
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing
...做得好!
Well done on…
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing, less congratulatory
恭喜通过驾照考试!
Congratulations on passing your driving test!
Used when congratulating someone on passing their driving test
做得好!我们就知道你能做到。
Well done. We knew you could do it.
Used when congratulating someone, usually a close friend or member of the family
恭喜!
Congrats!
Informal, relatively uncommon, shorthand for congratulations and used when congratulating someone

Best Wishes - Academic Achievements

恭喜毕业!
Congratulations on your graduation!
Used when congratulating someone for graduating from university
恭喜通过考试!
Congratulations on passing your exams!
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams
谁这么聪明,考试考得真棒!
Who's a clever bunny then? Well done on acing your exam!
Informal colloquial phrase, used when someone you know well does exceedingly well on an exam
恭喜获得硕士学位,祝你工作一切顺利。
Congratulations on getting your Masters and good luck in the world of work.
Used when congratulating someone for completing their master's degree and wishing them luck in the future
恭喜你获得出色的考试成绩并祝未来一切顺利。
Well done on your great exam results and all the best for the future.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, but when unsure whether they plan to go to university or get a job
恭喜通过考试,祝你事业一切顺利。
Congratulations on your exam results. Wishing you all the best for your future career.
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams, and who you know is looking to get a job
恭喜进入大学!祝一切顺利!
Well done on getting into University. Have a great time!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a place at university

Best Wishes - Condolences

听到...突然逝去的消息我们都很震惊,谨致以深切的同情和问候。
We are all deeply shocked to hear of the sudden death of…and we would like to offer our deepest sympathy.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them. The death could have been expected or unexpected
听到您亲人逝去的消息我们都非常遗憾。
We are so very sorry to hear about your loss.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
在这悲伤的日子里,我向你致以最深切的哀悼。
I offer you my deepest condolences on this dark day.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
我们对您儿子/女儿/丈夫/妻子...的不幸逝世感到非常难过。
We were disturbed and saddened by the untimely death of your son/daughter/husband/wife, … .
Used when consoling someone on the death of their son/daughter/husband/wife (includes the name of the deceased)
在这最艰难的时刻,请接受我们最深切和诚挚的哀悼。
Please accept our deepest and most heartfelt condolences at this most challenging time.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
在这最艰难的时刻,我们和您还有您的家人在一起。
Our thoughts are with you and your family at this most difficult time of loss.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them

Best Wishes - Career Achievements

祝你在...的新工作一切顺利
We wish you the best of luck in your new job at…
Used when wishing someone success in a new job
从你在...,我们祝你在新工作中一切顺利。
From all at…, we wish you the best of luck in your new job.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
我们祝你在...该职位中一切顺利
We wish you the best of luck in your new position of…
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job position
我们祝您在新的工作中圆满顺利。
We wish you every success for your latest career move.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
恭喜获得这个工作!
Congratulations on getting the job!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a new, usually lucrative, job
祝在...的第一天工作顺利
Good luck on your first day at…
Used when wishing someone a good first day at a new job

Best Wishes - Birth

很高兴获知您喜添贵子/千金,恭喜。
We were delighted to hear of the birth of your new baby boy/girl. Congratulations.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
恭喜喜得贵子/千金。
Congratulations on your new arrival!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
致刚升格为妈妈:致以对您与您的儿子/女子真诚的祝福。
For the new mother. Best wishes for you and your son/daughter.
Used to congratulate a woman on the birth of her child
恭喜您喜获贵子/千金。
Congratulations on the arrival of your new beautiful baby boy/girl!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
致...的值得骄傲的父母:恭喜您新添贵子/千金,我确信你们将是出色的家长。
To the very proud parents of… . Congratulations on your new arrival. I'm sure you will make wonderful parents.
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child

Best Wishes - Thanks

谢谢...
Many thanks for…
Used as a general thank you message
我想代表我丈夫/妻子和我自己表达对...的感谢
I would like to thank you on behalf of my husband/wife and myself…
Used when thanking someone on behalf of yourself and someone else
我真不知道怎么感谢您...
I really don't know how to thank you for…
Used when you are very grateful to someone for doing something for you
为表达我们的心意...
As a small token of our gratitude…
Used when giving a gift to someone as a thank you
我们想就...对...表达我们最衷心的感谢
We would like to extend our warmest thanks to…for…
Used when you are grateful to someone for doing something for you
对...我们非常感谢你
We are very grateful to you for…
Used when you want to thank someone sincerely for doing something for you
不用客气,相反,我们应该谢谢你!
Don't mention it. On the contrary: we should be thanking you!
Used when someone thanks you for something, but what he / she did benefited you as well

Best Wishes - Season's Greetings

来自...的节日问候
Season's greetings from…
Used in the US to celebrate Christmas and New Year
圣诞快乐,新年快乐!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Used in the UK to celebrate Christmas and New Year
复活节快乐!
Happy Easter!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Easter Sunday
感恩节快乐!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Used in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving
新年快乐!
Happy New Year!
Used to celebrate the New Year
假日愉快!
Happy Holidays!
Used in the US and Canada to celebrate holidays (especially used around Christmas/Hanukkah time)
光明节快乐!
Happy Hanukkah!
Used to celebrate Hanukkah
祝你排灯节快乐!愿此排灯节光明永驻。
Happy Diwali to you. May this Diwali be as bright as ever.
Used to celebrate Diwali
圣诞节快乐!
Merry Christmas! / Happy Christmas!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas
圣诞节快乐,新年快乐!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas and New Year