nice to meet you

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(it's) nice to meet you

A polite phrase used when meeting someone for the first time. A: "Hi, Sarah. This is my boyfriend, Charlie." B: "Hey, nice to meet you, Charlie." Hello Sarah, it's nice to meet you. Please sit down, and we'll start the interview. Nice to meet you, Ted. Is this your first time here?
See also: meet, nice, to
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

(It's) nice to meet you.

an expression said just after being introduced to someone. Tom: Sue, this is my sister, Mary. Sue: It's nice to meet you, Mary. Mary: How are you, Sue? Bob: I'm Bob. Nice to see you here. Jane: Nice to meet you, Bob.
See also: meet, nice, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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