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Greetings and salutations

An emphatic and somewhat formal greeting. Greetings and salutations! Thank you all so much for coming!
See also: and, Greeting, salutation
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Greetings and felicitations!

 and Greetings and Salutations!
Hello and good wishes. (A bit stilted.) "Greetings and felicitations! Welcome to our talent show!" said the master of ceremonies. Bill: Greetings and salutations, Bob! Bob: Come off it, Bill. Can't you just say "Hi" or something?
See also: and, Greeting
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Suryanamaskar or sun salutation is a yoga practice combining a sequence of 12 elegantly linked asanas.
About 550 people got on to the mat to perform 108 sun salutations. The highlight of the event was two cancer survivors and an octogenarian performed 108 times sun salutation along with other participants of all ages.
The essence of sun salutations is "bowing to and taking in the fiery solar energy of the sun, to wake us up, energize us, and start our day," Yoga Journal wrote.
Al-Khatib (2001) looked at the effect of culture on the use of salutations and valedictions as markers of politeness in letters by Jordanian EFL learners.
The 108 Sun Salutations class is a physical and mental challenge so make sure you are prepared for it by practicing lots of yoga beforehand.
Pour sa part, le president Humala s'est felicite l'ambassadeur en lui a demande de transmettre ses remerciements et salutations au President de la Republique, soulignant la volonte fort et sincere de son pays de promouvoir les relations amicales entre les deux pays et de renforcer les mecanismes de coordination aux niveaux bilateral et international.
He offered salutations to Police and Rangers for playing a pivotal role in curbing the lawlessness and terrorism from the port city of Karachi.
The hypothesis of the present study was regular practice of sun salutations improves muscle strength, endurance and body composition.
Following the mantra are two versions of the Sun Salutations, or Surya Namaskara A and B.
Congratulations and salutations to the notable nobilities of 2004.
Alternative country number Greetings, Salutations, Goodbye went down a storm.
Vices such as barbarism, obscurity, obscenity, and loquacity, but also the names given the writers in ridicule (e.g., Padormannus Fornacificis) and the abundant salutations, are scrutinized in the light of the rhetorical system and the late fifteenth- and early sixteenth-century polemical context.
But I'm far less irritated by these absurd forms than by the vacuousness of American salutations such as "have a nice day", which are doubly annoying now because once the speaker hears an English accent, they assume that you're as pro-war and anti-French as they are.