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  1. B45
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    Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    Can you say to a person you just met:

    Good seeing you.

    Or does it have to be:

    Nice to meet you.

    Are both okay?

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    Re: Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    I think in British English it is acceptable to use "Good seeing you" when you first meet someone. In American English it is not. ;)

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    Re: Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    No BE speaker I know says 'Good seeing you'.

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    Re: Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    I haven't heard a BrE speaker use this.

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    Re: Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    In AmE. "nice meeting you" would normally be said only at the first meeting. "Good seeing you" could be used anytime.

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    Re: Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    In AmE. "nice meeting you" would normally be said only at the first meeting. "Good seeing you" could be used anytime.
    So, good seeing you as a first encounter greeting is acceptable?

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    Re: Can you say to a person you just met: Good seeing you.

    Quote Originally Posted by Batman45 View Post
    So, "good seeing you", as a first encounter greeting, is acceptable?
    No, it's not.

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