How to greet someone you haven't seen for ages

 

It's always good to keep in touch with old friends.

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Hi Lingna,

I was just able to watch the video with no problems, so I'm afraid you'll have to tell us more about what kind of device you're using and what happens. You could also try viewing it in a different browser, and updating your Flash player - or installing one if you don't have it already. This often solves the problem.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

i have a question regarding comma, i wil show it through example. Mr Ali,Ahmad and salim are playing football. did i use the commas correctly.? another example mr ali, ahmad, salim and moin pare playing football. did i use the commas correctly here? plz let me know i m unable to understand it. because some one told me if you are talking about four people or tihings then i have to use comma before and?

Hello seabuni,

The answer really depends on who you ask. As you can see in the wikipedia entry for Serial commas, many style guides recommend using a comma before and in such lists, but especially in British English, normally a serial comma is not used before and. If you're writing for a publisher or teacher, then you should ask what they prefer, but if you're just writing for general purposes, you can decide which you prefer.

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

hi! nice to meet you :).
we say " haven't seen for ages" or " haven't seen in ages" or the both are correct .
thank you :).

Hello gentleman128,

You can use both "for ages" and "in ages" after the present perfect. Please note, however, that the verb see requires a direct object, so these phrases without a direct object are not correct. In other words, you must say something like "I haven't seen you for/in ages".

Best wishes,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

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