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I think the above answers are right. If you want to be VERY FORMAL in a written letter, you can use ancient expressions. Taiwanese still use them nowadays in formal letters. Ancient ways to express gratitude in written letter: ...
You should use 您 in 謝謝你的幫助！, not 你 That will be more polite
List your good points. Meaning instead of outright rejecting this person's offer, you say, "I already have such and such already," you get the picture. Emphasize that you are very well off, no need for gifts and such. So if someone offered a gift to you, you could say, "Thank you, but I have a lot of such and such." And the good ol' "I'm on a diet" works ...
Alter words: 谢谢：多谢，感谢，谢恩（古代臣子百姓对君王说的） 对不起：抱歉，有愧，歉仄 As your case, 對不起現在才回覆您。 謝謝你的幫助！ rephrase: （非常）抱歉现在才回复您。 （十分）感谢您的帮助！
You can write 非常感谢...但很抱歉....
This is a direct translation.. Sounds okay to me. 雨後的一道陽光
If you wanna say that the clouds disappeared and the rain stopped. 晴 must be the answer. (天晴了) But if you wanna say a beam of light projects, it should be 射. (云层间射出一道阳光)
雨霁初晴, it's common and easy to understand. Your reader won't need a dictionary.
雨过天晴 or 雨过天青 Although quite transparent in it's meaning and long in length, is actually a set idiom and has meanings similar to that of the English you are looking for both literally and figuratively. A Chinese-English Dictionary: the sun shines again after the rain after gloom comes brightness An example sentences from a Chinese idiom ...
黑 is the verb you are looking for. 被黑了 is the common phrase form of "been hacked". If you feel 黑 is too ambiguous you can add an object behind it to turn it into a VO (verb object) phrase: 黑电脑, etc. Alternatively Oxford suggests: 5 COMPUTING, COLLOQUIAL 窃取 to hack secret data from computers 从计算机里窃取机密资料 Personally I would just go with ...
How about 霽光? As in the Song Dynasty poem: 一夕輕雷落萬絲，霽光浮瓦碧參差。("after a night's worth of distant thunder and myriad raindrops / then the light after the rain shines shimmeringly on the blue-green roof tiles") Not sure there's a single character for this but can check 康熙 (standard classical dictionary). 霽 as a single character refers to the clearing of ...
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