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Which of these can be used to end a telephone call?

Bye-bye.
Over and out.
See you later.
I'm looking forward to hearing from you again.
 

emsr2d2

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They're all possible as are lots of other things, such as:

Goodbye.
Bye
Bye-zee-bye. (BrE)
See ya.
See you.
See you soon.
Ta-ta. (BrE)
Tara. (BrE)
TTFN. (Short form of "Ta ta for now".)

I would find it odd if someone said "Over and out" at the end of a conversation but I would know what it meant. "I'm looking forward to hearing from you again" is more likely at the end of a letter or email but it's possible when speaking.
 

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Other options: "peace", "goodnight", "I love you", "have a good day", "I gotta go". Another option is not say anything and just hang up (but it's rude").
 

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I don't think English native speakers distinguish between a telephone conversation and a face-to face meeting in saying the ending words. It is the language used in writing that is different and more formal.
 

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"Over and out" unless you are on a military radio call would be very weird.
"See you later" would be said usually said in a face-to-face meeting or perhaps on a video conference call where you did actually see the person.

I might use "bye" (bye-bye is more like baby talk here), "Talk to you again", "Talk to you later", "gotta go, bye", "TTFN" (I like to use that one on occasion ).
 
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