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Polite speech

The English language contains many politeness phrases.

Match the phrases on the left with their responses on the right.
Choose the correct response from the drop-down list.

1. We managed to get the important contract with Germany. a. Good to see you, Peter. How are you?
2. Good morning, John. Nice to see you again. b. Well, I'm afraid I haven't got a very high opinion of them.
3. What do you think of the new proposals? c. Oh, how disappointing.
4. Could you repeat that, please? d. Yes, certainly.
5. I'm afraid the sales figures were down last month. e. Oh, wonderful. Congratulations!

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