25 Different Ways to Greet Someone in English

It is important to know how to say ‘Hello’ but in English there are many formal and informal ways to greet someone when you see them. Below you will learn 25 different greetings in English with short audio clips. 

Formal Greetings in English
Hello or Hello (Person’s Name)!
How are you?
How are you doing?
How have you been?
Good morning!
Good afternoon!
Good evening!

Informal Greetings
Hi!
Hey! or Hey (Person’s Name)!
What’s up?
How’s it going?
What’s going on?
What’s new?
What have you been up to?
How are ya?

Greeting Someone You Haven’t Seen in a Long Time
Nice to see you!
Nice to see you again!
I haven’t seen you in a long time!
I haven’t seen you in forever!
Long time no see!

Very Informal Greetings
Yo
Hiya
Sup (Short for What’s up?)
Howdy
What’s crackin’?

Next time your greet someone in English try saying something besides ‘Hello’.

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