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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #17624: Social relations
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Speaking [Change theme]
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    Social relations



    Greeting people

    -Hello / Hallo! / Hi (fam)

    -Good morning / afternoon / evening

    -How are you?


    -How are you doing? (US)

    -Howdy (US fam)



    -I'm fine thanks How are you?

    -I'm very well thank you




    Introducing people

     being introduce

    -This is...x...

    -May I introduce you to ...x..?

    -I'd like you to meet...x...

    -How do you do?

    -Pleased to meet you

    -Nice to see you





    - How do you do?


    Taking leave

    -Good bye / bye / bye-bye! (fam)

    -Cheerio! (fam)

    -So long! (fam)

    -See you (later / tomorrow / next week...)




    Attracting attention

    -Excuse me!

    -I beg your pardon ...

    -I say..

    -By the way..





    -I like your (coat / dress  ...)

    -It's a lovely (coat / dress  ...)

    -You look so nice in that (coat / dress  ...)

    -That was a nice / lovely meal.

    -The cake ... was delicious.







    -Congratulations...(on passing your exam)

    -I'm very glad / I'm delighted...(to hear you've passed)

    -I'm (so) sorry.../I was very sorry...(to hear about your mother)

     -It must have been a real blow...

    -How unfortunate!

    -I'm with you all the way.


    -Thank you


    Good wishes


    For success

    -All the best / good luck (in your new job)

    -I hope everything goes well for you.

    -I hope everything's all right for you.

    -I'd like to wish you every success.

    For holiday etc.

    -Enjoy yourself / yourselves.

    -Have a good time / trip / holiday ...

    -Look after yourself / yourselves.

    -Take care (on the road)

    For a third person.

    -Love to...x...

    -Remember me to...x...

    -Regards to...x...

    At special time of the year.

    -Merry/ happy Christmas (and a) happy new year

    -have a nice Easter

    -Happy birthday!




    Showing concern


    -What's the matter?

    -What's wrong?

    -What's up?

    What's the trouble?

    -Are you sure you're all right?

    -What can I / we do for you?

    -Any problems? You look out of sorts.

    -May I ask you what the problem is?







    -I'm very / terribly sorry.

    -Please forgive me for...

    -I do apologise for ...

    -Pardon me for...

    -Excuse me please.

    -Do excuse me!

    -That's all right.

    -That's ok.

    Never mind!

    -It doesn't / didn't matter.



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