Sunday, 20 November 2011

Social and language expressions

SOCIAL EXPRESSIONS

Some one sneezes. What do you say?
·        Bless you!
You’re just  going to start eating. What do you say?
·        Bon appetit.
·        Enjoy your meal!
Someone says ,“Have a nice day!“ What do you say?
·        You , too.
·        The same to you!
·        Thank you, the same to you.
Someone thanks you for something. What do you say?
·        Don’t mention it!
·        You’re welcome!
·        It was a pleasure!
·        A pleasure!
·        My pleasure!
Refuse an invitation politely.
·        I’d love to come, but I’m afraid I have to …..
Your  friend  is ill. What do you say?
·        I hope you feel better soon.
·        I hope you get better soon.
You want to smoke. What do you say?
·        May I smoke?
·        Do you mind if I smoke?
You need the salt. It’s at the other end of the table. What do you say?
·        Could you pass the salt, please?
A friend has just had a baby. What do you say?
·        Congratulations!
Great a friend on December 25th.
·        Merry Christmas!
·        Happy Christmas!
It’s a friend’s birthday. What do you say?
·        Happy Birthday!
·        Many happy returns!
A friend is leaving for the airport. What do you say?
·        Have a good flight / trip / holiday !
You’re late for a meeting. What do you say?
·        Sorry!
·        Sorry I’m late.
·        Excuse me!
A friend spilt coffee on your best suit. What do you say?
·        Never mind.
·        It doesn’t matter.
·        Don’t worry.
You’ve just finished chatting to a friend. What do you say?
·        Bye, see you soon!
·        See you later.
A friend can’t come to dinner. What do you say?
·        What a pity! Maybe next time.
A friend offers to give you a lift home. What do you say?
·        That would be nice, thank you.
·        That’s very kind of you.
A colleague gives you a birthday present. What do you say?
·        That’s very kind of you!
·        You really shouldn’t have!
You want someone to pass your greetings on to another person. What do you say?
·        Give / Pass  my regards to ……
·        Remember me to  ….

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