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    Default Here/There you are/go.

    When giving something to someone, we can say either here you are/go or there you are/go.
    Which is more polite, here you are/go or there you are/go?

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    Default Re: Here/There you are/go.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    When giving something to someone, we can say either here you are/go or there you are/go.
    Which is more polite, here you are/go or there you are/go?
    "Here/there you go" is very informal, it's used between friends and family mainly.

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    Default Re: Here/There you are/go.

    Do you mean "Here/there you are" is more polite or formal than "Here/there you go"?

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    Default Re: Here/There you are/go.

    Quote Originally Posted by sitifan View Post
    Do you mean "Here/there you are" is more polite or formal than "Here/there you go"?
    Yes, I should have said that.

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