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How to say goodbye

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In English we have a few different ways of saying goodbye.

Goodbye and bye bye are two phrases that English learners use but they are actually not common for native speakers to use. Goodbye is a little cold and bye bye is a kids' phrase!

Let's take a look some better ways!

Informal ways to say goodbye

Here are some informal slang phrases you can use with friends.

Catch you later


So long

Gotta go

See you later/soon/next time

Have a good one!

I'm out/off

Take it easy

Peace out

Formal ways to say goodbye

It was nice/great seeing you

It was nice to meet you (usually used after first meeting)

It was good to catch up