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How to greet someone you haven't seen for ages

Learn some phrases for talking with someone you haven't seen in a long time.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the task. You can read the transcript at any time.



Language level

Intermediate: B1


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,
The LearnEnglish Team


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Hello imran ali7,

It's great that you like the video! Unfortunately, the videos on LearnEnglish cannot be downloaded, for technical and legal reasons, so you will have to watch it here on the site. You can download the transcript and the activities, however.

Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Team

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