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Informal farewells in English

You can use informal phrases when you try to use more intimate phrases.

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Types of informal farewells in English

Bye

One of the best and easiest ways to say goodbye is to say goodbye.  Do not forget that the type of utterance of this word determines the feelings towards the other party.  You can convey the feeling of hatred by knocking on the door and saying goodbye aloud, or you can instill in your friend that you feel good about him by lowering the volume and saying this word.

See you later / See you / Later

One of the most interesting features of English is the use of words in the shortest possible way.  All these words are for saying goodbye informally, which is mostly exchanged between family and close friends.  You can even use these phrases for people you have just met and would like to meet again.

It was nice to see you again / It was nice to see you / Nice to see you

The above expressions are used in cases where people, although they know each other, are not intimate.  Never use the phrase to say goodbye to friends you see every day.

Types of goodbye in English

Catch you later / check you later / smell you later

These phrases are more familiar versions of “see you later”.  The phrase smell you later is mostly used by children, but sometimes you may hear it when adults tell their friend as a joke.

Peace out

This phrase means that you hope your friend is healthy.

Take it easy

The above phrase means relaxed and calm.  So what you are saying goodbye to is wishing the other person good health and hoping that he or she will have a good time until you see him or her again.  This phrase has a lot of semantic affinity with Take Care, but it is more slang than that.

Later!

One of the most familiar types of farewells in English is the word Later, which is often popular among men and comes with words such as man, bro, dude or dear.

Have a good one

This phrase inspires high intimacy to the audience, but there are some English speakers who prefer the phrase have good day to this phrase.

Finally, we hope this article has been helpful to you and that we will be able to teach you a variety of informal goodbye techniques.

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