Thesaurus / how-do-you-do

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After a timid "How-do-you-do," and a comment on the great heat of the June day, she went back in the house.

He really came to see me; but he would like to say how-do-you-do to you at the same time.

The Master BuilderHenrik Ibsen

He said how-do-you-do to Mrs. Knolles and to herself, and was presented to the others.

OverlookedMaurice Baring

Be civil, say how-do-you-do, shake hands and give her a chair.

The BetrothalMaurice Maeterlinck

"How-do-you-do, sir," he repeated to Natalie in precisely the same tone, gravely shaking hands with her.

Two on the TrailHulbert Footner

And when a man wants to talk like that "how-do-you-do" is as good a catchphrase as the next to keep his tongue discreet.

"I thought I would just come in and say 'how-do-you-do,'" he said, shaking the duke heartily by the hand.

The SocialistCyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

The boys say "how-do-you-do" and try to smile like grown-up folks.

The Great HungerJohan Bojer

Then he of Clusium would flutter and say, How-do-you-do, in squeaky crow tones.

The Story of OpalOpal Whiteley

At the end of it all I felt as if I had got a heavy sort of how-do-you-do smile regularly glued on my face.

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