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Good-bye in French - Les Adieux
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Parting doesn't have to be sweet sorrow. Learn the different ways to say "good-bye" depending on what exactly you mean.

Au revoir   (Good-bye)
Salut   (Bye)

À tout de suite   (See you in a moment)
À bientôt, À tout à l'heure   (See you soon)
À plus, À plus tard   (See you later)
   (pronunciation of plus)
À demain   (See you tomorrow)
À la prochaine   (Until next time)
À la rentrée   (See you in the fall)

Bonne journée   (Have a nice day)
Bon après-midi   (Have a nice afternoon)
Bonne soirée   (Have a nice evening)
Bonne nuit   (Good night)

Adieu   (Farewell)

Good-bye gestures

As you say good-bye, you should also faire la bise (kiss cheeks) or se serrer la main (shake hands).

What about a good-bye hug?

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