greetverb

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  • ento welcome someone by saying, writing, or doing something friendly and respectful

Examples

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Ta-da!
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Are we greeting each other this way now?
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Because I like that.
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Ah, here it is!
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Instructions to fit in, have everybody like you, and always be happy.
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Step 1, breathe.
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Okay, got that one down.
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Step 2, greet the day, smile, and say, "Good morning, city!"
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Three times.
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This is how we greet in Ethiopia.
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A handshake might be a polite way to greet a friend.
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But it's an even better way to get each other sick.
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Whenever I read one of these interviews where the writer says,
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“This is how I felt the morning I woke up to meet the Pope.
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This is how I felt when the Pope greeted me,
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and how the Pope reminded me so much of my very best friend Mike,”
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I always think, "Who the *bleep* is Mike?"
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Why do you think saying "Namaste" is an appropriate way to greet me?