Casual Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences in Different Scenarios – Top 600+ Terms)/
Conversation Enders

Conversation Enders

Total: 18 words

It's getting late.

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used to turn attention to the fact that evening has come or is about to come and that it may be time to leave

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Look at the time!

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used to express surprise in how much time has passed and to indicate the need to leave

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It was nice talking to you.

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used to express pleasure in talking to someone

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I gotta run.

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an informal way to say that you have to leave

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It was good running into you. / It was great running into you.

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said when parting with someone you met unexpectedly

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Keep in touch.

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said to express interest in keeping contact with someone, usually followed by exchanging contact details such as cell phone number or email address

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It was good to see you again. / It was great seeing you again.

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said to express pleasure in meeting someone

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This has been fun.

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said after spending an enjoyable time with someone

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I should get going.

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a way to say that you need to leave

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We should meet again.

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said before parting to express interest in meeting up again in the near future

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I'm sorry to cut you off... / I'm sorry to interrupt...

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a polite way of interrupting someone who is speaking in order to say your goodbyes

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It was a pleasure to meet you.

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a greeting that can be repeated at the end of a conversation to emphasize pleasure in meeting someone for the first time

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It was nice knowing you.

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said when parting with someone you met for the first time

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I'm glad I met you.

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said to end conversation and express pleasure in meeting someone for the first time

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I won't take up any more of your time.

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a polite way of ending a conversation that went on for much longer than expected

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I'm heading out.

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said when ending a conversation and leaving a place

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I'll be off (then). / I'm off.

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another way to say you're leaving

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I should get back to...

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said to mean that you need to end the conversation in order to resume an interrupted activity

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