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good afternoon

interjection

  1. a conventional expression used at meeting or parting in the afternoon.


good afternoon

sentence substitute

  1. a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the afternoon


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Good afternoon, here's today's entertainment news: Chris Pine gets DUI charge in New Zealand.

Good afternoon, Justin Bieber charges $3 million penalty to party guests, workers who give insider details.

Good afternoon, John Oliver leaving The Daily Show for new HBO series.

Good afternoon, Fifty Shades of Grey film release pushed back to 2015.

Good afternoon, Amy Robach reveals breast cancer diagnosis on Good Morning America.

And saying a hasty good afternoon, he popped through his doorway and vanished at Billy Woodchuck's feet.

Good night—good afternoon, m'appen I should say—but th' light is dim an' misty to-day.'

"Good afternoon," said the Duke, turning quickly round and walking away.

Our hopes for a good afternoon were disappointed, as the wind and drift came up again as strong as ever.

Nevertheless, Ned Crashington gave him a hearty “good afternoon,” and shook hands.

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