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Ways of wishing someone well or ill

have a good/nice something

used for saying that you hope someone enjoys something such as a trip, vacation, or period of time

gesundheit

interjection

used for wishing someone good health after they sneeze

enjoy

verb

used for saying that you hope someone enjoys something that they are about to do

bless you

used when someone has sneezed

a plague on someone

used for saying that you hope something bad happens to someone who you are angry with

may someone rest in peace

used for saying that you hope that someone who is dead is not suffering anymore

greeting

noun

a friendly message sent to someone on their birthday, at Christmas, etc.

regards

noun

greetings

wish

verb

used for saying that you hope that someone enjoys something or that something good happens to them

get well (soon)

used for giving good wishes to someone who is sick

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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