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  1. Sophie22
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    Question 'well'

    Hi,

    If I wrote to someone 'Hello' on an instant messenger and someone replied 'Well, hello'...what does this 'well' mean here?

    What are the uses of the word 'well'?

    Thanks


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    Re: 'well'

    Quote Originally Posted by Sophie22
    Hi,
    If I wrote to someone 'Hello' on an instant messenger and someone replied 'Well, hello'...what does this 'well' mean here?
    What are the uses of the word 'well'?
    Thanks
    It means nothing. It is just a pause-word used to make 'hello' sound less abrupt.

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