Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
token of (appreciation/gratitude)
token of appreciationtoken of gratitude
1) something which shows/indicates thanks
How to MemorizePopularity HighProfessional HighSocial
received/was given a token of appreciation/gratitude
A 'token' of something such as appreciation/gratitude or thanks is usually a small gift or gesture representing a feeling or quality. You will often hear this used in formal or diplomatic situations where gift-giving is a matter of protocol, good manners or even expected as well as social situations.
Professional Examples (Basic)
When Kristina left her job, her boss gave her a watch as atoken of his appreciation for her work.
Sometimes, all that people need is a small token of appreciation to make them feel valued.
Social Examples (Basic)
I would like to present this plaque as a token of our gratitude for your generous donation.
I brought you a present as a token of appreciation for making us dinner tonight.
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