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Доброе утро

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С добрым утром

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Утро доброе!

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С утречком!

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Как спалось?

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Выспался / Выспалась / Выспались?

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Чудесного дня!

​• Good evening, Kelly​

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Хорошего дня!

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"Take care"

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"Talk to you soon"

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Nice to meet you / Pleased to meet you

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How have you been?

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Good Morning / Good Afternoon / Good Evening

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​Pronunciation: chuDYESnava DNYA!​

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Dear Sir or Madam

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Hello / Hi / Hey

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Morning / Afternoon / Evening

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How are you doing? / How’s it going?

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Nice to see you / It’s great to see you / Good to see you

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Long-time no see / It’s been a while

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What’s up?

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Lovely to meet you / Lovely to see you

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Are you OK?

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Alright, mate? / Alright?

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What’s the craic?

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Funny Greetings

​up?​Meaning: did you get ​of did you ​sleep?​Pronunciation: kak spaLOS'?​instead of good ​Using Доброе! instead of the ​a particularly bad ​that the morning ​sound happy, affectionate, funny, or sarcastic.​form of a ​or friends. The word утречко ​An informal way ​Pronunciation: s OOTrychkam​of saying good ​Russian is more ​Meaning: with good morning​Translation: good morning​

What are simple greetings?

​you again?​day handsome!​about them later.​breakfast.​

How do you say hello in a cute way?

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How do you greet someone in chat?

​handsome face is ​• EVERY morning is ​about me? Because I'm thinking about ​

How do you respectfully greet someone?

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