Feb 282013
 

In this episode of BBC How to…: There are lots of different phrases and expressions we can use when we want to say goodbye to people – find out what they are and when to use them!

I’m off!
OK,
All right,
Well then,
Right then,
Anyway,
(guys,)
(folks,)
(everyone,)
it’s time to
let’s
we should
I’m going to
we’re going to
make a move.
head off.
go.
leave you.
See you…
See you later!
soon!
tomorrow!
tonight!
at 8!
at work!
at the party!
Nice to see you…
Nice to
It’s been lovely to
It was great to
Good to
see you.
catch up.
Have a lovely…
Have a
lovely
great
nice
wonderful
weekend!
holiday!
evening!
afternoon!
time!
Thanking your host…
Thanks very much for
dinner/lunch – it was lovely!
a lovely evening.
having me. (if you have stayed overnight)
In a hurry…

I’m so sorry,
I’m really sorry,
I’m afraid

I’ve got to
I’m going to have to
I’m gonna have to (informal)

rush off!
hurry!
dash!
run!

 

Transcript:

BBC How to… say goodbye Transcript Video

 

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