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Ways of saying hello

hello

interjection

used as a greeting when you meet someone or begin to talk to someone on the telephone

good morning

interjection

used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the morning

good afternoon

interjection

used for saying hello or goodbye to someone in the afternoon

good evening

interjection

used for saying hello to someone in the evening

hi

interjection

hello

good day

interjection

used for saying hello to someone in the morning or afternoon. Good day is often written ‘g’day’ to show how it sounds in informal conversation.

pleased to meet you

used as a polite way of greeting someone when you meet them for the first time

how are things?

used as a general greeting when you meet someone

all right

interjection

used for saying hello to someone

hiya

interjection

used for saying ‘hello’ to someone you know well

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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decrepit

old and no longer in good condition

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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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