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  ….