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    expressions instead of "Here you are"

    (2 Questions please)

    1- If I want to give something to somebody.
    Is there other common expressions that I can use
    instead of "Here you are".



    2- Is "Take" also common for this use.

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    Re: expressions instead of "Here you are"

    not a teacher

    I presume that you are not giving them a gift, but are simply handing something to them.

    I wonder why you don't want to use "Here you are", which is suitable for most situations.

    To just say "Take" is not appropriate. You could say "Take this" in some cases, although it's often an instruction/command.
    Where I live, "Here you go" is also commonly used when you are handing something to someone. This might have regional differences.
    Last edited by JMurray; 01-Jul-2013 at 08:09. Reason: typo

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    Re: expressions instead of "Here you are"

    Hello.
    I've heard people say "There you are/go." when giving something to somebody.

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    Re: expressions instead of "Here you are"

    Yes, tzfujimino, they are both common expressions.

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    Re: expressions instead of "Here you are"

    Maybe you could also use "Here it is".

    IMO, "(t)here you go" is somewhat more informal than "Here you are".
    Last edited by 5jj; 02-Jul-2013 at 16:59. Reason: missing quotation mark added
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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