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Ways of wishing someone well or ill - synonyms or related words

bless you

used when someone has sneezed

have a good/nice something

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

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 any longer



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

round robin


a letter or greeting that is sent to a lot of people at the same time, for example with news about your family at Christmas time



a message that is delivered to someone on their birthday or another special occasion by a man or a woman who is dressed in a special costume and who kisses them



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






mainly American used for wishing someone good health after they sneeze

Open Dictionary

patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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