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​• Good evening, Kelly​

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​when traveling to ​conversation.​

​• Good morning, Mr. Houston​


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How do you do?

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Nice to meet you / Pleased to meet you

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How have you been?

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Good Morning / Good Afternoon / Good Evening

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Dear Sir or Madam

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Dear Mr X / Mrs X / Ms X / Miss X / Prof X / Dr X

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Hello / Hi / Hey

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Morning / Afternoon / Evening

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How are you doing? / How’s it going?

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Nice to see you / It’s great to see you / Good to see you

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Long-time no see / It’s been a while

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What’s up?

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Lovely to meet you / Lovely to see you

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Are you OK?

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Alright, mate? / Alright?

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What’s the craic?

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Funny Greetings

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What are simple greetings?

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How do you say hello in a cute way?

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How do you greet someone in chat?

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How do you respectfully greet someone?

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​many problems.​​Good Night!​