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2.1 ��When you bid farewell to a person

 

Good-bye.   Listen   <“Good-bye, Bob.” – “See you soon, Nancy. Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do.”>

Bye.�� Listen�� <�See you later, Tom.� � �Take care, Tiffany. Bye.�>

Bye-bye.�� Listen�� <�Bye, Jerry. Say hello to your sister.� � �I will. Bye-bye.�>

Good-bye until later. ��Listen�� A �Good-bye until we meet in the future.��� <�Take care, Mary. Bye.� � �Good-bye until later, Bob.�>

Good-bye until next time.   Listen   A “Good-bye until we meet next time.”   <The newscaster said, “Our program is over now. Good-bye until next time.”>

Good-bye for now.�� Listen�� A �This meeting is over, so good-bye until next time.��� <The bell rang, and the teacher said, �Children, good-bye for now. See you tomorrow.�>

I�ll talk to you soon.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I talk to you again soon.��� <�It was nice talking to you, Jane. I�ll call you in a few days.� � �Good-bye, Greg. I�ll talk to you soon.�>

I�ll be seeing you.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until some future time.��� <�Good-bye for now. I�m off to Mexico for a short vacation.� � �Have a nice time. I�ll be seeing you.�>

See you.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I see you again.��� <�Take care, Bill.� � �See you, John.�>

See you around.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I see you again somewhere.��� <�Next time I will be in Los Angeles in May.� � �OK. See you around.�>

See you later.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I see you again sometime.��� <�See you later, alligator.� � �After a while, crocodile.�>

See you soon.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I see you again soon.��� <�Bye-bye, we�ll be back in a couple of days.� � �See you soon.�>

See you real soon.�� Listen�� <�I�m calling you from the airport. I�ll be home tonight.� � �Good. See you real soon.�>

See you in a little while.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye for some short period of time.��� <�It�s two o�clock now. Get dressed for tonight. I�ll pick you up at seven.� � �OK. See you in a little while.�>

See you next time.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I see you next time.��� <�It was nice seeing you, Mary.� � �Good-bye, Bob. See you next time.�>

See you tomorrow.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye until I see you tomorrow.��� <�Johnson, don�t stay at work too long. See you tomorrow.� � �Good night, boss.�>

See you then.�� Listen�� A �I�ll see you at the time we agreed upon.��� <�I�ll arrive in Los Angeles at 7p.m.� � �Alright. See you then.�>

So long.�� Listen�� <�So long�, said William as he left the living room.>

Farewell.�� Listen�� A �Go well.��� <�Farewell, my love�, said the countess to the chevalier in the movie.>

I bid you a farewell.�� Listen�� <She cried, �I bid you a farewell forever.�>

Cheerio.�� Listen�� <�Good-bye, George.� � �Cheerio, Henry.�>

Be good.�� Listen�� <�Well, I�m off. I�ll be back in a few days.� � �Bye. Be good.�>

Don�t be gone too long.�� Listen�� A �Hurry back home.��� <�I�ve got to go to a hardware store to get some tools.� � �Don�t be gone too long.� � �I�ll be right back�.>

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2.2 ��When you bid farewell to a person at a particular time of the day

 

Good day.�� Listen ��A �I wish you a good day.��� <�Good day, Mr. Johnson.� � �Take care, Mary.�>

Have a nice day.�� Listen�� <�I like your store.� � �Thank you, sir, and have a nice day.� � �See you.�>

You have a good day.�� Listen�� <�I�m grateful to you for your help.� � �Any time. You have a good day.� � �Bye.�>

Good afternoon.�� Listen� �<�See you later, Jim.� � �Good afternoon, Sue.�>

Good evening.�� Listen�� <�It�s been a long day, boss. Good evening.� � �See you tomorrow, Bill.�>

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2.3 ��When you part with a person for the night

 

Good night.�� Listen�� <�Good night, Lucy.� � �Good night, Bob�>

See you in the morning.�� Listen�� <�Good night, Cathy.� � �See you in the morning, James.�>

Sweet dreams.�� Listen�� <�See you in the morning, Pete.� � �Sweet dreams, Betty.�>

Sleep well.�� Listen ��<�Sweet dreams, Ed.� � �Sleep well, Molly.�>

Sleep tight, don�t let the bedbugs bite.�� Listen�� <My father used to tell me when I was a little boy, �Sleep tight, don�t let the bedbugs bite.�>

(Chiefly to a child) Night-night.�� Listen�� <The mother kissed her child and said, �Night-night�.>

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2.4 ��When you are about to take leave of a person

 

It was good to see you.�� Listen�� A �I am glad I saw you this time.��� <�Good-bye, Henry. It was good to see you.� � �Bye, Margaret. See you around.�>

It was nice to see you.�� Listen�� <�Good-bye, Jim. It was nice to see you.� � �Bye, Harriet. Take care.� � �You too.�>

Nice to see you.�� Listen�� < ��It was nice to see you too.�>

I hope to see you again sometime.�� Listen�� <�Good-bye, George.� � �Bye, Sally. I hope to see you again sometime.� � �You will.�>

It�s been good talking to you.�� Listen�� < � �Good talking to you too.�>

It�s been good to talk to you.�� Listen�� <� �Nice talking to you too.�>

It�s been nice talking to you.�� Listen�� < � �Nice talking to you too.�>

Nice talking to you.�� Listen�� < � �Nice talking to you too.�>

Take care.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye and keep yourself well.��� < � �Okay. Good-bye.�>

Take care of yourself.�� Listen�� A �Good-bye and take good care of your health.��� < � �You too. Bye.�>

All the best to you.�� Listen�� A �I wish you all the best.��� <�Good-bye, Nancy. All the best to you.� � �Thanks. You take care of yourself.�>

All the best to your brother.�� Listen�� A �Please convey my best wishes to this person.��� <�Bye, Alice. All the best to your mother.� � �Thank you. See you, Tom.�>

Give my best to your sister.�� Listen�� <�Good-bye, Harry.� � �See you, Sue. Give my best to your family.�>

Say hello to your cousin for me.�� Listen�� A �Convey my greetings to this person.��� <�Good-bye, Jeremy. Say hello to your uncle for me.� � �Sure. Bye, Willie.�>

Remember me to your friends.�� Listen�� A �Don�t forget to pass my greetings to this person.��� <�Good-bye, Jerry. Remember me to your friends.� � �I will, Harriet. Bye.�>

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