English | Phrases - Personal | Best Wishes

Best Wishes - Marriage

Gratulerar. Jag/Vi önskar er båda all lycka i världen.
Congratulations. Wishing the both of you all the happiness in the world.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
Vi vill gratulera och framföra hjärtliga lyckönskningar till er båda på er bröllopsdag.
Congratulations and warm wishes to both of you on your wedding day.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple
Grattis till giftermålet!
Congratulations on tying the knot!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
Grattis till att ni sagt ja!
Congratulations on saying your "I do's"!
Informal, used when congratulating a recently married-couple that you know quite well
Gratulationer till bruden och brudgummen med anledning av deras äktenskapliga förbindelse.
Congratulations to the bride and groom on their happy union.
Used when congratulating a recently-married couple

Best Wishes - Engagement

Grattis till förlovningen!
Congratulations on your engagement!
Standard phrase used to congratulate someone on their engagement
Lyckönskningar till er båda med anledning av er förlovning och allt som ligger framför er.
Wishing both of you all the best on your engagement and everything lies ahead.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Grattis till er förlovning. Jag hoppas att ni kommer bli mycket lyckliga tillsammans.
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will both be very happy together.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Grattis till er förlovning. Jag hoppas att ni kommer att vara till mycket glädje för varandra.
Congratulations on your engagement. I hope you will make each other extremely happy.
Used when congratulating a recently engaged-couple
Grattis till er förlovning. Har ni redan bestämt datum för er stora dag?
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

Födelsedagshälsningar!
Birthday greetings!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Grattis på födelsedagen!
Happy Birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Ha den äran!
Many happy returns!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Jag/Vi önskar dig all lycka på din speciella dag.
Wishing you every happiness on your special day.
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Jag hoppas att alla dina önskningar går i uppfyllelse. Grattis på födelsedagen!
May all your wishes come true. Happy Birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Jag/Vi önskar dig all lycka på din speciella dag. Ha en underbar födelsedag!
Wishing you every happiness this special day brings. Have a wonderful birthday!
General birthday wish, commonly found on birthday cards
Grattis på årsdagen!
Happy Anniversary!
General anniversary wish, commonly found on anniversary cards
Grattis på er ...-års bröllopsdag!
Happy…Anniversary!
Anniversary wish used when celebrating a specific anniversary (e.g. 25th silver anniversary, 40th ruby anniversary)
... år och fortfarande starka tillsammans. Ha en trevlig bröllopsdag!
…years and still going strong. Have a great Anniversary!
Used to emphasize the length of marriage and wish a happy anniversary
Grattis på er porslinsbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Porcelain Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 20th wedding anniversary
Grattis på er silverbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Silver Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 25th wedding anniversary
Grattis på er rubinbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Ruby Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 40th wedding anniversary
Grattis på er pärlbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Pearl Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 30th wedding anniversary
Grattis på er korallbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Coral Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 35th wedding anniversary
Grattis på er guldbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Gold Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 50th wedding anniversary
Grattis på er diamantbröllopsdag!
Congratulations on your Diamond Wedding Anniversary!
Used to celebrate a 60th wedding anniversary

Best Wishes - Get well Wishes

Krya på dig!
Get well soon.
Standard get well wish, commonly found on cards
Jag hoppas att du tillfrisknar snabbt.
I hope you make a swift and speedy recovery.
Standard get well wish
Vi hoppas att du blir frisk på nolltid.
We hope that you will be up and about in no time.
Standard get well wish from more than one person
Tänker på dig. Jag hoppas att du mår bättre snart.
Thinking of you. May you feel better soon.
Standard get well wish
Från alla på/hos ..., krya på dig.
From everybody at…, get well soon.
Get well wish from several people in an office or place of work
Krya på dig. Alla här tänker på dig.
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

Gratulationer på/till ...
Congratulations on…
Standard congratulation sentence
Jag önskar dig lycka till med ...
I wish you the best of luck and every success in…
Used when wishing someone success in the future
Jag önskar dig all framgång i ...
I wish you every success in…
Used when wishing someone success in the future
Vi vill skicka våra gratulationer med anledning av ...
We would like to send you our congratulations on…
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing
Bra gjort med ...
Well done on…
Used when congratulating someone for doing a specific thing, less congratulatory
Grattis till avklarad uppkörning!
Congratulations on passing your driving test!
Used when congratulating someone on passing their driving test
Bra jobbat. Vi visste att du skulle klara av det.
Well done. We knew you could do it.
Used when congratulating someone, usually a close friend or member of the family
Grattis!
Congrats!
Informal, relatively uncommon, shorthand for congratulations and used when congratulating someone

Best Wishes - Academic Achievements

Grattis till examen!
Congratulations on your graduation!
Used when congratulating someone for graduating from university
Grattis till de godkända examensproven!
Congratulations on passing your exams!
Used when congratulating someone for passing their school exams
Vem är smartast i världen? Bra jobbat med tentan!
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
Grattis till att du fått din magisterexamen och lycka till i arbetslivet.
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
Grattis till studenten och lycka till i framtiden.
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
Grattis till studentexamen. Jag önskar dig lycka till i din framtida karriär.
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
Bra jobbat med att komma in på universitetet. Njut av din studietid!
Well done on getting into University. Have a great time!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a place at university

Best Wishes - Condolences

Vi är alla djupt chockade över att höra om ...s plötsliga bortgång och vi delar er sorg.
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
Vi är alla så ledsna över ...s bortgång.
We are so very sorry to hear about your loss.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
Tillåt mig att framföra mina djupaste kondoleanser med anledning av denna sorgens dag.
I offer you my deepest condolences on this dark day.
Used when consoling someone on the death of someone close to them
Vi blev så ledsna då vi fick höra om din son / dotter / make / maka ...s tragiska bortgång.
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)
Vänligen ta emot vårt djupaste och varmaste deltagande i denna svåra stund.
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
Våra tankar är med dig och din familj i denna mycket svåra stund.
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

Vi önskar dig lycka till med ditt nya jobb på/hos ...
We wish you the best of luck in your new job at…
Used when wishing someone success in a new job
Från alla på/hos ... önskar vi dig lycka till med ditt nya jobb.
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
Vi önskar dig lycka till med din nya tjänst som ...
We wish you the best of luck in your new position of…
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job position
Vi önskar dig lycka till med ditt senaste kliv på karriärstegen.
We wish you every success for your latest career move.
Used when old colleagues wish someone success in a new job
Grattis till det nya jobbet!
Congratulations on getting the job!
Used when congratulating someone on getting a new, usually lucrative, job
Lycka till på din första dag på/hos ...
Good luck on your first day at…
Used when wishing someone a good first day at a new job

Best Wishes - Birth

Vi blev så glada att höra om födelsen av er nyfödde pojke / nyfödda flicka. Grattis!
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
Grattis till familjens nytillskott!
Congratulations on your new arrival!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
Till den nyblivna mamman. Varma hälsningar till dig och din son / dotter.
For the new mother. Best wishes for you and your son/daughter.
Used to congratulate a woman on the birth of her child
Grattis till er nyfödde vackra gosse / nyfödda vackra tös!
Congratulations on the arrival of your new beautiful baby boy/girl!
Used to congratulate a couple on the birth of their child
Till ...s mycket stolta föräldrar. Grattis till nytillskottet. Jag är säker på att ni kommer att bli underbara föräldrar.
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

Tusen tack för ...
Many thanks for…
Used as a general thank you message
Min man/fru och jag skulle vilja tacka dig ...
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
Jag vet verkligen inte hur jag ska kunna tacka dig tillräckligt för ...
I really don't know how to thank you for…
Used when you are very grateful to someone for doing something for you
Som ett litet tecken på vår tacksamhet ...
As a small token of our gratitude…
Used when giving a gift to someone as a thank you
Vi vill framföra våra varmaste tack till ... för ...
We would like to extend our warmest thanks to…for…
Used when you are grateful to someone for doing something for you
Vi är mycket tacksamma för att du ...
We are very grateful to you for…
Used when you want to thank someone sincerely for doing something for you
Ingen orsak. Vi borde tvärtom tacka dig!
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

God Jul och Gott Nytt År önskar ...
Season's greetings from…
Used in the US to celebrate Christmas and New Year
God Jul och Gott Nytt År!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Used in the UK to celebrate Christmas and New Year
Glad Påsk!
Happy Easter!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Easter Sunday
Glad tacksägelse!
Happy Thanksgiving!
Used in the US to celebrate Thanksgiving
Gott Nytt År!
Happy New Year!
Used to celebrate the New Year
God helg!/God Jul och Gott Nytt År!
Happy Holidays!
Used in the US and Canada to celebrate holidays (especially used around Christmas/Hanukkah time)
Trevlig hanukka!
Happy Hanukkah!
Used to celebrate Hanukkah
Glad/Trevlig Diwali. Må den vara lika ljus som tidigare.
Happy Diwali to you. May this Diwali be as bright as ever.
Used to celebrate Diwali
God Jul!
Merry Christmas! / Happy Christmas!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas
God Jul och Gott Nytt År!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Used in Christian countries to celebrate Christmas and New Year