Meeting people – Sentences in English

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1. Greetings

  • Welcome to Leipzig.
  • Good morning/afternoon/evening.
  • G'day. (Australian English)
  • Hello.
  • Hi.
  • Goodbye.
  • Bye-bye.
  • Bye.
  • See you. (CU)
  • Cheers.
  • Say hello to Peter from me.
  • Please give my love to Peter.

2. Asking

  • Pardon?
  • How do you do?
  • How are you?
  • I'm fine, thanks.
  • Not too bad.

3. Introducing

  • I'd like you to meet Peter.
  • May I introduce you to Peter?
  • May I introduce Peter to you?

4. Wishes, Thanks, Offers

  • Lovely day today, isn't it?
  • Excuse me, ...
  • What's the matter?
  • Good luck!
  • Congratulations.
  • Many happy returns of the day.
  • Happy birthday!
  • Bless you!
  • Get well soon!
  • Could you do me a favour?
  • May I offer you a drink?
  • Are you sure you wouldn't like to come in?
  • Thank you very much! Thank you. Many thanks. Thanks a lot. - You're welcome.
  • Would you excuse me, please?
  • It doesn't matter.

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