Greetings phrases

Greetings phrases

  • Please call me.

    Meaning: Please call me.

  • Nice to meet you

    Meaning: Nice to meet you

  • Good morning.

    Meaning: This phrase is used as a standard greeting for English speakers in the morning. Further, this phrase is only used until 12 p.m. (noon). If you try to use it in the afternoon, you might get a few funny looks.

  • Good afternoon.

    Meaning: Good afternoon is the phrase you should use, and though the line between afternoon and evening is a little blurry, you can use this phrase until 5 p.m.

  • Good evening.

    Meaning: Evening generally takes place between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m., some say evening goes right until the moment you fall asleep.

  • Hello / Hi / Hey.

    Meaning: Don’t want to be confused about what time of day it is? You can use these phrases.

  • How are you? / How is it going?

    Meaning: This question normally comes after the greetings above, and it is used to ask someone how they are feeling.

  • Certainly!

    Meaning: Certainly!

  • Good Luck.

    Meaning: Good Luck.

  • Great.

    Meaning: Great.

  • Happy Birthday.

    Meaning: Happy Birthday.

  • Have a good trip.

    Meaning: Have a good trip.