A lot more more small talk takes place in the US.
(Formal greetings 격식적인 인사말)
Good evening (Good night은 헤어질 때)
(Sometimes “good morning” is shortened to “morning.”)
Good day, sir! (Old-fashioned greeting, now often used as a dismissal)
Respond with the same greeting
What’s up, man?
(Contrast with: “What’s up with you?” “What’s up with him?” etc.)
How’s it going? (goin’)
(Spoken quickly, this can be a greeting too)
How are you?
How are you doing today?
How’s your afternoon going?
How are things?
How ya been?
How are you guys doing today?
(I’m) Doing All right.
I’m doing fine, thanks.
Going well so far. How about you/yours?
Things are OK/great/going well/couldn’t be better
I’ve been all right. How ‘bout you?
What are you up to?
What are you up to today?
What are you up to this weekend?
What’s going on?
Just hanging out.
Just trying to get some work done.
Just heading over to the beach.
Nothing much. What about you?
5.(When you’re happy to see someone)
(It’s) nice to see you again!
There she is!
Oh, there he is!
Oh, look who it is!
Long time no see!
It’s been a long time. How ya been?
What a nice surprise!
What a small world!
6.(Wrapping up the conversation)
Well, gotta run.
I’d better get going.
I’d better hit the road.
OK, see you around!
All right. Take care.
OK. Take you you later.
Catch ya later.
Nice weather we’re having, huh?
Crazy weather we’re having, huh?
A: Good morning!
B: (Choose the appropriate answer)
A: Hey, man! How ya been? Long time no see!
B: (Choose an appropriate answer)
A: Good afternoon. What are you guys/folks up to today?
A: What’s up?
A: Hi there! How’s your day going?