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Thread: Hi and Hi there

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    #1

    Hi and Hi there

    Is there any difference between Hi and Hi there?

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    Re: Hi and Hi there

    I feel no significant difference.

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    Re: Hi and Hi there

    Not greatly- adding there could give the speaker more possibilities to sound pleased/displeased, but that would largely be down to intonation.

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