good to hear your voice

(It's) good to hear your voice.

a polite phrase said upon beginning or ending a telephone conversation. Bob: Hello? Bill: Hello, it's Bill. Bob: Hello, Bill. It's good to hear your voice. Bill: Hello, Tom. This is Bill. Tom: Hi, Bill. It's good to hear your voice. What's cooking?
See also: good, hear, voice
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To illustrate, how often during a period of separation or some other existential need, have we heard someone say, "It is so good to hear your voice.
Your mother might say "Oh my God, Richard, it's so good to hear your voice.
Deborah may not be able to sustain those high notes quite as well as she used to but to quote a line from Hanging on the Telephone: "It's good to hear your voice, you know it's been so long.