The French phrase "Merci de tout mon coeur" revealed

Get prepared to discover all the things you ever wanted to know about the basic phrase “Merci de tout mon coeur”.

It includes a detailed definition of what it is and how you can use it in everyday life with an audio example. Together with the useful informations we added like synonyms, slow pronunciation audio, dialogue example and more!

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English translation

How to pronounce it

Slow pronunciation

Normal pronunciation

What does it mean exactly?


The literal meaning is:

  • Merci → Thanks
  • De tout → From all
  • Mon coeur→ My heart

We will dedicate this article to “Merci de tout mon coeur” and other ways to express powerful gratitude when a simple “Merci” (Thanks) is not enough.

Typically, when you received a huge gift or someone did something amazing for you. So much that a simple “Thank you” would sound almost insulting!

We will see in another article a complete guide of the more classic ways to say “thank you” in French don’t worry!

How to use

Imagine someone offers you an amazing gift and your heart is full of gratitude, then instead of a classic “Merci.” you can use “Merci de tout mon coeur !” or any other variations you will find in the next section.

All of them are fine with formal contexts, so you can use them in a professional environment too.


Powerful gratitude:

  • Merci beaucoup ! (“Thanks a lot“)
  • Merci pour tout ! (“Thanks for everything!“)
  • Merci bien! (“Thanks a lot!“)
  • Un grand merci ! (“A big thanks!“)
  • Mille mercis ! (“Thousand thanks!“)
  • Merci mille fois ! (“Thanks a thousand times!“)
  • Merci infiniment ! (“Infinite thanks!“)
  • Merci du fond du coeur ! (“Thanks from the bottom of my heart!“)

Normal gratitude:

  • Merci. (“Thanks“)
  • Je vous remercie. (“Thank you“)(Formal and/or plural)
  • Cimer. (“Thanks“)(Slang)

Example in a story with translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this idiom in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Chez le vétérinaire
At the vet
Léa:   Merci Marc ! Merci de tout mon cœur !
Thank you Marc! Thank you with all my heart!
Marc:   Pas de problème. Je suis content d’aider.
No problem. I’m happy to help.
Léa:   Non, vraiment, je ne sais pas ce que je ferais sans toi…
No, really, I don’t know what I would do without you….
Marc:   Ne t’inquiète pas, ton chien ira bien.
Don’t worry, your dog will be fine.
Léa:   Peut être, mais il y a une heure, j’avais si peur…
Maybe, but an hour ago, I was so scared….
Marc:   Comment est-ce arrivé ?
How did it happen?
Léa:   On marchait dans le parc à côté de chez moi et soudainement…
We were walking in the park next to my house and suddenly….
Marc:   Oui…
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