#EngVocab: vocabulary related to greetings and other useful phrases

Fellas, today let me share some related to greetings and other useful phrases that you can use every day. Check them out! :)

  • When we leave someone we usually both say “Goodbye” and perhaps, “See you soon!” “See you soon” is quite informal.
  • When someone goes to bed, we usually say “Goodnight”. We sometimes also say “Sleep well”.
  • Don’t say “Goodnight” when you arrive somewhere, only when you leave.
  • If you ask for something you usually say “Please”.
  • If someone does something nice for you, you say “Thank you”.
  • When it is someone’s birthday we say “Happy Birthday”.
  • On (or near to) the 1st January (New Year’s Day) we say “Happy New Year”.
  • If someone is going to do something difficult (for example, take an exam or have an interview for a job) we say “Good luck!”
  • If someone has done something special (done well in an exam, got a new job, had a baby) we say “Congratulations!” or “Well done!”

Source: English Vocabulary in Use by Michael McCarthy and Felicity O’Dell 

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on July 30, 2014

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