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“Meeting The First Time” English Grammar

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“Meeting The First Time” Grammar Review

“Nice to meet you” or “Nice meeting you”. Which variant is correct and why? That all depends on time. Are you referring to meeting someone yesterday, today or tomorrow? There are many ways to be polite when introducing yourself to someone for the first time. The better your English is, the better first impression you make. Is it a job interview? Maybe it is meeting a colleague for the first time! Often, the use of adverbs play an important part in everyday speech. “Nice to meet you” is used when you are first introduced to someone! The term “Nice meeting you” is used after meeting someone! The use of tenses also plays an important part here. Below are a few examples to help you. Ask your teacher for a further explanation and examples to study!

“Meeting in The Past” Examples

I wanted to meet him, but he was not at the office yesterday! (Did not meet)

I tried to meet with her but, she was not at the party last night! (Did not meet)

It was nice meeting him yesterday! (We did meet yesterday)

It was nice meeting her last night! (We did meet last night)

“Meeting in The Present” Examples

Hello! It is nice to meet you! (First time we have met)

Hello! It’s nice to finally meet you! (Only spoken by phone in the past)

After Meeting for The First Time” Examples

It was nice meeting you today! (As we are departing)

It was nice meeting you this afternoon! (As we are departing)

It was nice meeting with you yesterday! (We had a meeting yesterday)

“Meeting in The Future” Examples

I hope to meet you next week! (We have never met face to face)

I will finally meet you tomorrow! (We have never met face to face)

“Looking Forward to Meeting you” Examples

I am looking forward to meeting you tomorrow! (We have never met)

He is looking forward to meeting with us next week! (A scheduled event)

Remember that verb patterns play an important role in everyday English. Ask your teacher for more examples and worksheets on the subject of Introductions.

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