This page is about the conversational phrase bless you
You can say this to someone after they've sneezed.
- I kept on sneezing, and the nurse kept on saying, "Bless you."
- Why do my English-speaking friends always say "bless you" when someone sneezes?
You can't say "bless you" if someone's coughed, burped, broken wind, choked on something or if they have the hiccups. You can only say it after someone's sneezed.
You can say "bless you" to someone
Contributor: Matt Errey