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Unit 1.4: Saying Good-Bye

There are many English expressions for saying good-bye, ranging from informal to formal ones. Below are some common expressions.

  • Simple Good-byes

    • Bye.  

    • Good-bye. 

    • Bye for now.

    • See you later.

    • Talk to you soon.

    • See you around.  Take care.

    • See you real soon.

    • See you tomorrow / next week.

    • See ya.  (informal)

    • See you later, alligator. (slang)


  • More Formal Good-byes

    • (It was) nice to see you.  Good-bye.

    • (It was) good to see you.  Good-bye.

    • (It was) nice talking to you.  Bye.

    • Take care.  See you again.


  • Saying Goodbye to Someone You Have Just Met

    • Nice meeting you.

    • It was a pleasure meeting you. (formal)

    • It's a real pleasure to have met you. (formal)

    • It's been a real pleasure. (formal)


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