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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #129530: Vocabulary: meeting people
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    Vocabulary: meeting people


    When arriving in a new country, a new town, you meet a lot of new people. 

     

     

     

    Then, you should know specific words and expressions.

     

    Here is your survival kit. 

       

       Glad to meet you! 

     To meet somebody 
     To come across somebody/ to run into somebody                                             
     An encounter 
     To welcome sb/ to greet somebody 
     To meet up with somebody 
     A welcome 
     Welcome to London! 
     To be made welcome 
     To receive a poor welcome 
     To receive sb
     To get a good/ bad reception 
     To show somebody in/ out

           

                      Welcome to London!                        Show yourself in/ out. 

     Greetings/ to greet sb 
     To acknowledge sb's greetings                                                                                    

     

     

    - Hello!/ Good morning!/ Good afternoon!/ Good evening! 

    - Hi!/ Hullo/ Hallo! 

    - How are you?/ How are you doing?

    - It's so nice to see you again!

                

                   Let me take my leave...                                           To slip away...

     To say goodbye to sb 
     To take one's leave of sb                                                                                      
     To make one's farewells 
     To slip away quietly 

     

    - Goodbye!/ Bye bye!/ Cheerio!

    - Have a nice day!/ Farewell!/ Good night!/ See you later!

    - See you on Monday!/ Talk to you on Monday!/ See you soon! Talk to you soon! 

     

                 

                  He's waving goodbye...                                                A handshake

     

     To wave to sb
     To wave goodbye to sb 
     To shake hands with sb  
     A handshake 
     To nod to sb 
     To kiss sb goodbye 
     To blow sb a kiss 
     To make sb's acquaintance                                                                                   
     An introduction
     To introduce sb to sb else  

     

       

         She's blowing a kiss. 

     

    - May I introduce you to John Perry? 

    - I want you to meet Jennifer! 

    - Do you know my uncle Pat? 

    - Have you met him? 

    - I'm glad to meet you! 

    - I only know him by sight! 

    - Give my regards to your sister. 

    - Give her my love! 

    - Make yourself at home/ comfortable! 

    - Here's to your success! 

    - Good health!/ Your health! 

     

                  

    To introduce oneself to somebody else               Make yourself at Home! 

     

    I hope it will be enough to make you feel welcome! 

    After that, just face the test, and make sure you'll do well! Go for it! 

     



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