For native speakers.Student's research:"How to say hello and good-bye in other words"

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Re: For native speakers.Student's research:"How to say hello and good-bye in other wo

I've done it, but it forces one choice, when I may use one form colloquially and one in anything more formal.
 

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Re: For native speakers.Student's research:"How to say hello and good-bye in other wo

I've done it too, with the same reservations as Tdol. I might use one version of "Hello" to my friends, another to my colleagues, another to customers/clients. That's not necessarily the case but the survey needs to allow for it.
 

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Re: For native speakers.Student's research:"How to say hello and good-bye in other wo

Thank you for your help! I agree with your comments, actually, that in different situations we use different greetings and different styles of speech. But I came to the conclusion that it would be easier to make statistics. PS I'm not a student, but there are some reasons why I am helping to do this research. College in Russia is a branch of primary and secondary professional education, they study here electrical installations, welding, cooking. A lot of students came to college from other towns, not every student has an access to internet, you know.
 
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