How to Greet Someone in English

By | May 24, 2022

Greeting is something that must be known in English. greeting is used when you want to start a conversation, for example meeting friends in the afternoon then you can say good afternoon then continue with how is life?

There are several expressions to greeting :

Expression to Just Greeting :

Hi, Hello, Hi bro,

Greeting Expression Who Asks How You Are :

How are you doing ?

How are you getting on ?

How are you ?

How is life ?

How’s life treating you ?

What’s happening ?

What’s up ?

What’s news ?

all the greetings above have the same meaning

Expressions to Answer Questions that Ask How You Are  :

I’m fine, thanks.

Great thanks, and you ?

I’m on the top of the world and how about you ?

I’m of out of shape.

I’m under the weather.

I’m not well.

Greeting Expression When No See For Long Time :

It’s been a long time we’ve never met.

I haven’t seen you for ages. How have you been ?

It’s been so long since we last met.

The Most Frequently Used Greeting Expression :


Long time no see.

Fancy meeting you here.

How are you ?

Good morning.

Good afternoon.

Good evening.

Good night.

Adverb of Time :

Good morning  –> time  00: 00 – 12;00

Good afternoon –> time 12:00 – 18:00

Good evening / Good night –> time 18:00 – 24:00

AM –> 00:00 – 12:00

PM –> 12:00 – 00:00