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- ‘So anyway, in comes the proprietor and says g'day to me and his son.’
- ‘Most soldiers have a soft spot for animals and the majority of soldiers going in for a haircut would say g'day and give the dog a pat.’
- ‘Say g'day and smile and shake your countryfolks' hand.’
- ‘The last independent cinema in Clitheroe will say g'day to Australian film fans when it hosts its first film festival - just before it closes down.’
- ‘Oh and give Dave a g'day from the guys stuck back here if you see him again.’
- ‘Yeah, they come up and say g'day every now and then.’
- ‘That said - welcome back to all who have read this story before, and g'day to the newcomers.’
- ‘Adam told me he was going to walk up to the shop to get some milk and bread, and that he'd say g'day to Dodgy John on his way past.’
- ‘While we were studying the display, a man, lavishly bearded in the Darwinian style, said g'day.’
- ‘The new General Manager called in this morning to say g'day.’
- ‘Then one day, during my last year of school, I called in to say g'day and he offered me an apprenticeship.’
- ‘So I crossed the road, and said g'day to this strange girl.’
- ‘We really had a great time in York and hopefully one day soon I will be able to come back and say g'day to everyone again.’
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