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    Meaning of " Are you behaving yourself ? and " Are you being nice" ?

    Hello.

    What does the following sentences mean? "Are you behaving yourself? " "Are you being nice?"


    Are they used as a kind of greeting, like , "How are you?" , "How's it going", etc ??


    It would be great if you could also tell me what response would it be for that..


    Thank you for the time

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    Re: Meaning of " Are you behaving yourself ? and " Are you being nice" ?

    Those are both extremely odd greetings, unless it's a parent, checking in on a child playing with friends.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Meaning of " Are you behaving yourself ? and " Are you being nice" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Those are both extremely odd greetings, unless it's a parent, checking in on a child playing with friends.

    Thank you so much, Barb_D

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    Re: Meaning of " Are you behaving yourself ? and " Are you being nice" ?

    Tramper, your thanks are appreciated, but you don't need to send them in a separate post or to quote our replies back to us.

    We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


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