Greet

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Cultural VariancePlay
Different cultures have unique greetings; some may bow, shake hands, or cheek-kiss. SlideIn Spain, people often greet by giving one kiss on each cheek.
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Initial EncounterPlay
Use 'greet' for the first interaction of the day or meeting, not subsequent ones. SlideI greeted my teacher in the morning but just nodded later on.
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Warmth or CourtesyPlay
'Greet' implies friendliness or politeness, not just a simple acknowledgment. SlideThe host greeted each guest with a warm smile.