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    Default Re: Nice to meet you./Nice meeting you.

    Thank you, and what about "It's a long time since I rode a bicycle."?


    "Nice to meet you." is a way of saying hello (comple form"It's nice to meet you."),and
    "Nice meeting you." is a way of saying goodbye (complete form "It's been nice meeting you "), but some people do say "Nice to meet you." as a way of saying goodbye, I'm confused.

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    philo2009 is offline Key Member
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    Default Re: Nice to meet you./Nice meeting you.

    Yes, contextually it could stand for 'it was nice to meet you'.

    Most commonly, however, the difference between the two expressions is as you describe.

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