Hi, Hello, Good morning, Bye boring so in today's article we are going to learn some fun and different expressions to greet someone say bye some interesting conversation starters and closing sentence and you can use these in your daily english casual conversation to sound like an advanced english speaker so let's get going.
Hey this is Zakir Ayoub so from today you will never use these ordinary expressions and i promise you that by the end of this article you will sound like a natural english speaker with an advanced english vocabulary.
At number one is 1. hi,hello,hi or hello can lead to a dead end in conversations people just don't know what to say beyond that instead how about we say "hey there" this is a fresh and exciting way to greet someone hey there "what's up" this is my go-to phrase it's casual and it always invites a response what's up sounds cool with a fist bump or a high five. What's poppin this is a cool american expression to ask "what's up". You can also say "what's crackin", "what's poppin" or "what's crackin"..
"Ahoyy Mates" this is sailor talk but you can use it with your friends to beat the blues ahoy mates. "What's the good word" another way to ask "what's been going on" what's the good word. "Hey buddy" this is a great one when you're meeting friends both girls and boys shorten this to "hey bud", "hello fellows" you can use this phrase to say hi to a whole group of people hello fellows.
"Howdy" this was the signature phrase of cowboys but it's like saying hello in casual conversation howdy mate. "Bonjour bonjour" means hello in french but it has become a very common phrase with english speakers too if you want to sound elegant then bonjour is the word for you. "What a pleasant surprise" if you bump into someone at a mall or movies and you didn't expect to see them there you can say what a pleasant surprise "look who's here", "look what the cat dragged in" this is super informal and it's a way to draw attention to someone who's just entered the room look what the cat dragged in.
Which of these 11 ways to greet someone was your favorite quickly drop a comment below and remember your body language matters so next time you meet someone greet them with a big smile and lots of enthusiasm and use any one of these terms to make a great first impression.
At number 2. Good morning Good morning is a very sweet word but it has been overused now.
Here are some fun phrases for you to use instead of good morning rise and shine you can use this when you're waking up someone "rise and shine" , "top of the morning to you" this is a more formal greeting it's commonly used in england and if you have a morning meeting it's a great phrase to greet your boss or even your seniors with top of the morning to you. "What a great day to be outside" if the weather is very pleasant and you've just met someone outdoors you can start by saying what a great day to be outside. "Nothing to beat the fresh morning air" when you meet someone on a morning walk or a morning jog smile at them and say nothing to beat the fresh morning air. "Wakey wakey brekkie ready" this is something you can say at home to your family or even to your younger sibling it gives off the perfect lazy sunday vibe this is also my favorite line wakey wakey. "It's a good day to be up" and about another phrase of morning positivity it's a good day to be up and about the "sun's up" and so are you this is a compliment to everyone who wakes up early with the rising sun and gets cracking the sun's up and so are you morning if you just can't seem to come out of the good morning habit then just shorten it to a more friendly "morning"..And now tell me which of these eight expressions was your favorite one.
At number three are 3. Conversation Starters These are some phrases that will get the conversation going "what's new with you" if someone replies same old you can volunteer to tell them what's new with you instead what have you been up to lately this is a good way to start a conversation be prepared to talk about the latest topics and news.
"Lockdown is doing you good", "what have you been up to all this while" if the friend you've met after a long time looks good tell them lockdown is doing you good everyone likes to hear a compliment and then ask them what they've been up to "how are things at home" or "how are things at the office" ask specific questions that will get a specific response and this will make for interesting conversations start with what you have in common "i met your mother yesterday" or "i have the same bag as you" what's common is easy to talk about the weather a foolproof way to make conversation with strangers. "The days are getting warmer" or "rains are about to start" or "the evenings have been nippy off late"
Now i want you to leave me a comment below with your favorite conversation starter line. When you need to leave and you don't just want to suddenly say bye you can say one of these lines "this was so much fun", "we should do this more often", "if you've had a lunch" or a get together that you've enjoyed "i had a wonderful time" or "i enjoyed this very much" , "thank you for the lovely afternoon" or evening based on whatever time of the day it is "this was so refreshing" this is something you can say to a friend whose conversations always light up your mood. "Thank you for your time" this is used in a more formal setting when you talk to a senior or a reputed person "this has left me with so much to think about" or "thank you for this information" this can be a closing statement for an interview or a conversation with an expert who taught you something you didn't know "thank you so much for calling" when you feel like ending a long phone conversation let's catch up again soon it's always good to end with future plans.
At number five is 4. Buy all's well that ends well but buy can be boring as hell in english we want to get ahead so let's say these words instead "see you later alligator" a cool funny phrase to say to your friends they might reply with "after a while crocodile" or "take care polar bear". I just love these animal bye byes. Doodles this is a cutesy british way of saying "bye bye doodles" , "adios amigos" this one means goodbye friends and it's spanish and it sounds great. Ciao the italian word for bye ciao very classy "see you soon" this one shows that you're looking forward to meeting the person again you can also say "until next time" or "bye for now" these are polite ways of saying hey i need to leave but i look forward to catching up with you again while texting bye for now often gets shortened to BFN. Cheerio this is cheerful and youthful "cheerio take care" or "hang in there" what better way to end a conversation than a heartfelt message stay well especially an important ending in a pandemic age now do leave me a comment below telling me which of these was your favorite and adios amigos stay well and see you later alligator and of course by the way happy learning..