say goodbye

This page is about the collocation say goodbye

collocation pattern: verb + noun


to say a parting word as you leave, or as somebody else leaves

For example

  • Did Kim and Sally say goodbye before they left?

  • We've got to rush off. Could you say goodbye to the others for us?

A related collocation is "say hello"

Quick Quiz

Our guests said goodbye as they

a. stepped from their car

b. got into their car

c. sat in our pool

Contributor: Matt Errey