Practical expressions

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صورة  Nabil Yousif's
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1. Greeting someone
INFORMAL :
Morning !
Hello , there!
Hello , everybody!
Evening !
Afternoon !
LESS FORMAL:
you are just the person I want to see !
The very man I was after
Good to see you !
FORMAL :
Good morning !
Good evening !
Good afternoon !

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you are just the person i want 2 see
good 2 see you here Mr.Nabil
I will study these words till you put another expressions

لا تحقرن صغيرة           ان الجبال من الحصى

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2. Starting a conversation
INFORMAL
Warm , isn,t it ?
Hot isn,t it ?
Hello !
LESS FORMAL
Terrible day , isn,t it ?
Starting to rain , isn,t it ?
Sorry , but .......
Nice weather , isn,t it ?
Lovely day , isn,t it ?
Freezing , isn,t it ?
Cold , isn,t it ?
FORMALL
I hope you don,t mind my asking , but ....
I beg you pardon , but .....
Forgive me for asking , but ....
Excuse me , but .... ?
Excuse me .....
Excuse me asking , but ...
Do excuse me , but .... ?
Proverbs :
To beat someone at his own game
علمناهم عالشحادة سبقونا عالأبواب
It,s all his fault yet he pretends to be the victim
ضربني وبكى وسبقني واشتكى

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Good evening kulilk
3. Introducing yourself :
INFORMAL
Hello ! ... I am .....
Hello ....
Evening !
Afternoon !
LESS FORMAL
Hello ? This is ....
Hello ? My name,s kaka
Hello ? ..... Speaking ....
FORMAL
May I introduce my self ?
How do you do ? My name,s
Good morning !
First let me introduce my self .
Excuse me .
Excuse me , my name,s
Allow me to introduce my self .
Proverbs :
The end justifies the means
الغاية تبرر الوسيلة ( ماكيافيلي )
Barking dog seldom bite
كثير الكلام قليل الفعل

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Hello
4 . Introducing someone
LESS FORMAL
* Oh , paul , I,d like someone to meet
* Oh , look , here,s Mary , Mary meet
* I,d like to introduce .....
* Paul , may I introduce Mary ?
FORMAL
* This is ...... ( Noun )
* Let me introduce .....
* Have you met ...... ?
* Do you know ...... ?
* By the way , do you know each other
* Allow me to introduce ....
Proverbs :
* Necessaries have no low
الضرورات تبيح المحظورات
* Let bygones be bygones
اللي فات مات

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5‎. Answering an introduction
LESS FORMAL :
* Yes , We have already met .
* Pleased to meet you .
* I,ve been wanting to meet you .
* Good to meet you .
FORMAL :
* No , I haven,t yet had the pleasure
* No , I don,t think so , how do you do ?
* No , I don,t think I do , how do you do ?
* I ,m delighted to meet you .....
* How do you do
Proverbs :
* So what else now
تيتي تيتي متلما رحت متلما إجيتي
* Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you
ابعد عن الشر وغنيلو

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5‎. Answering an introduction
LESS FORMAL :
* Yes , We have already met .
* Pleased to meet you .
* I,ve been wanting to meet you .
* Good to meet you .
FORMAL :
* No , I haven,t yet had the pleasure
* No , I don,t think so , how do you do ?
* No , I don,t think I do , how do you do ?
* I ,m delighted to meet you .....
* How do you do
Proverbs :
* So what else now
تيتي تيتي متلما رحت متلما إجيتي
* Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you
ابعد عن الشر وغنيلو

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thank u so much MR.nabil
i am interresting in this expressions
thank youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu

لا تحقرن صغيرة           ان الجبال من الحصى

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Dear zuber
you have to say ( interested in ) not am interesting in this expressions .
EX .1 _ You are interested in my...
2 _ you are an interesting person.
I hope you got it dear and if you don,t understand ,then tell me .
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Good morning !
My pleasure to be able to help you dear Zuber.

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Hello
6.‎ Attracting someone attention :
INFORMAL :
* Look ....
* Listen ....
LESS FORMAL :
* Sorry . But ....
* Sorry to butt in . But ....
* Excuse me butting in . But ....
FORMAL :
* Sorry to trouble / bother you . But ...
* May I have your attention . Please ?
* I wanted If we could begin ?
* Excuse me !
Proverbs :
* Never too old to learn
العلم للجميع صغارا وكبارا
* To break one,s head and bring the blaster
بتقتل القتيل و بتمشي بجنازتو

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Hello !
7.‎ Asking how someone is :
INFORMAL :
* What,s the latest ?
* What,s new ?
* How,s life treating you ?
* How is it going ?
* How are the things with you ?
* Are you better ?
* How,s life ?
* Are you well
LESS FORMAL :
* How are you
* How are you keeping ?
Proverbs :
* Always has been , always will be
من شب على شيئ ، شاب عليه
* No gains without pains
_ إذا أردت العسل فلا بد أن تتحمل لسعة النحل
_ من أراد أن يقطف الورد فعليه أن يتحمل وخز الشوك
_ لا دخان بدون نار
_ لا نتيجة بدون ألم

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8‎ ‎. Saying how you are :
INFORMAL :
* Surviving , thanks
* Still alive , thanks
* So _ So . Thanks
* pretty fair , thanks
* Ok . Thanks
* Mustn,t grumble
* I,m on the top of the world
* Can,t complain
LESS FORMAL :
* Not so bad . Thanks
* I,m fine . Thank you
* All right . Thank you
FORMAL :
* Very well , thank you .
* Quite well , thank you .
* I,m very well indeed , thank you .
* I,m extremely well , thank you .
Proverbs :
* After black clouds clear weather
‏_‏ الصبر مفتاح الفرج
_ كل شدة وتهون
* Conciliation is the matter of the low
الصلح سيد الأحكام

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Good afternoon
9 . Thanking
INFORMAL :
* Thanks a million for ...
* Great !
* Cheers !
LESS FORMAL :
* Thanks very much for ...
* That,s really nice of you to ...
* Thank you .
* Thank you very much for ...
* Many thanks .
* I really can,t thank you enough .
FORMAL :
* That is most good of you .
* Thank you very much indeed .
* Thank you so very much for ...
* Much appreciated .
* I,m very much obliged .
* I,m much obliged .
* I,m immensely grateful to you for ...
* I should like to say how deeply grateful I am .
* I should like to express my gratitude .
* I should like to express my appreciation for ...
* I do appreciate ... Very much .
* I,m very much grateful to you .
Proverbs :
* A friend in need is friend indeed .
الصديق وقت الضيق
* Best friends are the siblings ALLAH didn,t give us .
رب أخ لم تلده أمك

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Good afternoon
9 . Thanking
INFORMAL :
* Thanks a million for ...
* Great !
* Cheers !
LESS FORMAL :
* Thanks very much for ...
* That,s really nice of you to ...
* Thank you .
* Thank you very much for ...
* Many thanks .
* I really can,t thank you enough .
FORMAL :
* That is most good of you .
* Thank you very much indeed .
* Thank you so very much for ...
* Much appreciated .
* I,m very much obliged .
* I,m much obliged .
* I,m immensely grateful to you for ...
* I should like to say how deeply grateful I am .
* I should like to express my gratitude .
* I should like to express my appreciation for ...
* I do appreciate ... Very much .
* I,m very much grateful to you .
Proverbs :
* A friend in need is friend indeed .
الصديق وقت الضيق
* Best friends are the siblings ALLAH didn,t give us .
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Good afternoon
9 . Thanking
INFORMAL :
* Thanks a million for ...
* Great !
* Cheers !
LESS FORMAL :
* Thanks very much for ...
* That,s really nice of you to ...
* Thank you .
* Thank you very much for ...
* Many thanks .
* I really can,t thank you enough .
FORMAL :
* That is most good of you .
* Thank you very much indeed .
* Thank you so very much for ...
* Much appreciated .
* I,m very much obliged .
* I,m much obliged .
* I,m immensely grateful to you for ...
* I should like to say how deeply grateful I am .
* I should like to express my gratitude .
* I should like to express my appreciation for ...
* I do appreciate ... Very much .
* I,m very much grateful to you .
Proverbs :
* A friend in need is friend indeed .
الصديق وقت الضيق
* Best friends are the siblings ALLAH didn,t give us .
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10. Responding to thanks :
INFORMAL :
* That,s all right .
* That,s o.k .
* Thank you .
* Any time .
LESS FORMAL :
* You,re welcome .
* Not at all .
* My pleasure .
* It,s a pleasure .
* Don,t mention it .
* Delighted I was able to help .
FORMAL :
* You would do the same in my place .
* No trouble at all .
* It was the least I could do .
* I,m glad to have been able to help .
* I was glad to be of help to you .
Proverbs :
* A good name is better than richeness
السمعة الحسنة خير من الغنى
* To err is a human
كل ابن آدم خطاء

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10. Responding to thanks :
INFORMAL :
* That,s all right .
* That,s o.k .
* Thank you .
* Any time .
LESS FORMAL :
* You,re welcome .
* Not at all .
* My pleasure .
* It,s a pleasure .
* Don,t mention it .
* Delighted I was able to help .
FORMAL :
* You would do the same in my place .
* No trouble at all .
* It was the least I could do .
* I,m glad to have been able to help .
* I was glad to be of help to you .
Proverbs :
* A good name is better than richeness
السمعة الحسنة خير من الغنى
* To err is a human
كل ابن آدم خطاء

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10. Responding to thanks :
INFORMAL :
* That,s all right .
* That,s o.k .
* Thank you .
* Any time .
LESS FORMAL :
* You,re welcome .
* Not at all .
* My pleasure .
* It,s a pleasure .
* Don,t mention it .
* Delighted I was able to help .
FORMAL :
* You would do the same in my place .
* No trouble at all .
* It was the least I could do .
* I,m glad to have been able to help .
* I was glad to be of help to you .
Proverbs :
* A good name is better than richeness
السمعة الحسنة خير من الغنى
* To err is a human
كل ابن آدم خطاء

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11.‎ Congratulating :
INFORMAL :
* It was great to hear...
* Fantastic !
LESS FORMAL :
* Well done .
* Congratulations on ...
FORMAL :
* Please accept my warmest congratulations
* Please accept my heartiest congratulation on ...
* May I congratulate you on
* Let me congratulate you .
* I,d like to congratulate you .
* I,d like to be the first to congratulate you .
* I must congratulate you on ...
* Allow me to offer my warmest congratulations.
Proverbs :
‎*‎ Every tide has its ebb .
لكل جواد كبوة
* It is the end that counts .
إنما العبرة بالنهاية
* All is well that ends well .
الأمور بخواتيمها

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11.‎ Congratulating :
INFORMAL :
* It was great to hear...
* Fantastic !
LESS FORMAL :
* Well done .
* Congratulations on ...
FORMAL :
* Please accept my warmest congratulations
* Please accept my heartiest congratulation on ...
* May I congratulate you on
* Let me congratulate you .
* I,d like to congratulate you .
* I,d like to be the first to congratulate you .
* I must congratulate you on ...
* Allow me to offer my warmest congratulations.
Proverbs :
‎*‎ Every tide has its ebb .
لكل جواد كبوة
* It is the end that counts .
إنما العبرة بالنهاية
* All is well that ends well .
الأمور بخواتيمها

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12‎. Complementing :
INFORMAL :
* You,re looking good !
* You look terrific .
* You are fantastic .
* I love ... ! You look great .
* I like ... !
LESS FORMALL :
* You,re looking smart .
* You look smart .
* What a nice smart ...
* Those are very smart ...you are wearing .
* ... Suit you very well .
FORMAL :
* You are looking extremely glamorous .
* My compliments on ...
* May I say how elegant you look ?
* If I may say so , ... Is quite delicious
* If I may say so , ... Is quite charming .
* If I may say so , ... Are quite excellent .
* I really must express my admiration for ...
* I must say ... Is really very good .
* I must congratulate you on ...
Proverbs :
* Man,s guide is his heart .
قلب المرء دليله
* Better an open enemy than a false friend .
عدو يجاهرك العداء خير من صديق زائف

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Mr.Nabil

Really I do not know what to say.. I am really intersted in what have you witten

a lot of useful words.. and i promise that i will try to save it all

eventhough, i am not of people who is being in real conversation

but still though i will try my best to familirize these words to my mind

Om.Henry

Thank you 

الأمل ينام كالدب بين ضلوعنا منتظراً الربيع لينهض.. (إنديرا غاندي)

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My pleasure to be able to help and to provide you with something usefull
Dear Henry

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My pleasure to be able to help and to provide you with something usefull
Dear Henry

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13 - Responding to compliments or congratulations :
INFORMAL :
* oh ! ... Is nothing special really .
* Flattery,ll get you nowhere !
LESS FORMAL :
* You seem very well yourself as a matter of fact .
* Thank you .
* Oh ... Thanks
* Oh , not really
* It,s nice of you to say so .
* I,m glad you think so .
FORMAL :
* Thank you very much for saying so .
* It,s very good of you to say so
Proverbs :
The birds of feather flock together
الطيور على أشكالها تقع
Nothing in common
لا توجد قواسم مشتركة
He committed the crime in a cold blood
ارتكب الجريمة عن سابق إصرار وترصد

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14. Saying sorry
Informal
Sorry for...
Sorry about...
I feel bad about...
Less Formal
My fault.
I'm very sorry.
I'm very sorry about...
I'm sorry...!
I'm really awfully sorry for...
I beg your pardon.
I am terribly sorry...
How stupid of me...
Formal
Please, forgive me.
Please, accept my apologies.
Pardon me.
Pardon me for...
May I offer you my sincerest apologies?
I'm sorry, that was entirely my fault.
I'm extremely sorry for...
I'm extremely sorry...
I must apologize.
I do apologize for...
I can't tell you how sorry I am for...

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15. Accepting an apology
Informal
That's 0. K.
Please, don't feel bad about it.
Let's forget it.
Forget it.
Don't give it another thought.
Less Formal
Think nothing of it.
There's no reason to apologize.
That's quite all right.
Please, don't worry.
Not at all.
Of course.
It's really not necessary.
It's perfectly all right.
It really doesn't matter at all.
All right.
Formal
It's really of no importance.

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15. Accepting an apology
Informal
That's 0. K.
Please, don't feel bad about it.
Let's forget it.
Forget it.
Don't give it another thought.
Less Formal
Think nothing of it.
There's no reason to apologize.
That's quite all right.
Please, don't worry.
Not at all.
Of course.
It's really not necessary.
It's perfectly all right.
It really doesn't matter at all.
All right.
Formal
It's really of no importance.
Formal
Would you excuse me, please...?
Will you excuse me for a moment, please?
I wonder if you'd excuse me...?

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16. Leaving someone politely for
a short time
Informal
I'll catch you up.
I'll be right back.
Don't wait for me.
Less Formal
Excuse me.
Excuse me; I'll be back in a moment.
Excuse me, I shan't be a moment.
Excuse me, I must just...
Excuse me a minute.
Excuse me ... I'll be back in a second
Formal
Would you excuse me, please...?
Will you excuse me for a moment, please?
I wonder if you'd excuse me...?

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17. Expressing good wishes
Informal
Say hello to John for me.
Have fun!
Good luck!
Have a good time!
Give my love to Mary.
Enjoy yourselves!
All the very best!
All the best!
Less Formal
The very best of luck!
Regards to...
Good luck in...!
All the best in...!
Formal
Would you give ... my best wishes?
Please, remember me to...
I'd like to wish you every success in...
I wish you success.
I hope everything goes well.
Hope things go well with...
Every success in...!

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18. Responding to good wishes
Informal
Thanks!
Less Formal
Very many thanks!
Thank you!
Thank you very much!

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19. Giving someone good wishes
on a special occasion
Less Formal
Happy birthday!
Happy anniversary!
A merry Christmas and a happy New Year!
Formal
The season's greetings to you! (at Christmas)
Please, accept my best wishes on the occasion of...
May I wish you a happy birthday!
Many happy returns of the day!
I should like to offer you my best wishes on the
occasion of......

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20. Responding to good wishes
on a special occasion
Informal
Thank you.
You too!
Less Formal
Thank you. And the same to you!
Thank you. And a happy New Year to you too!

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21. Ending a conversation
Informal
Well, better to going, I suppose.
Sorry, I've got to rush.
Sorry, I must be off now.
I've got to make a phone call, sorry.
Less Formal
I'm (awfully) sorry, but I'm meeting someone....
Formal
It's been very nice/interesting talking to you,
but....
I'm afraid I must go now.
I must apologize, but I'm afraid....
I hope you'll excuse me, but....
I'm afraid I really must go.

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22. Saying goodbye
Informal
Goodbye!
Take care. Bye!
See you tomorrow!
Lots of love, Mary.
Look after yourself. Bye!
I'll be seeing you!
Goodbye for now.
Cheers!
Cheerio!
Bye-bye!
Less Formal
Goodbye!
I'll look forward to seeing you soon.
Goodbye now.
Formal
Goodbye

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