Ways to say goodbye in English  (1)


 There are at least one hundred ways to say goodbye in English that are commnly used by native speakers.  Here are some of the more common ones.

This sounds a little formal and is generally used with people who you do not know well.  For example, at the end of a job interview, you can say to the interviewer:  "Goodbye.  Have a nice day."


A shortened form of "Goodbye" that is used in less formal situations.  This expression is more common and can be said to parents or friends.

Have a nice day / evening / night

 This sounds formal and should only be used with people who you do not know well or in business situations.  For example, after eating at a restaurant, the waiter/waitress can say: "Thanks so much !  Have a very nice night! "           (J.F)

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ways to say 〜     〜の言い方
at least              少なくとも
shortened form          短縮形
less formal          そんなに形式ばらない

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