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  • noun Plural form of good-bye.


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  • The old ladies were calling their good-byes to each other.

    A Burning in Homeland Richard Yancey 2003

  • She kissed Oliver on the forehead and scrambled out the door, calling her good-byes to Zora over her shoulder.

    Substitute Me Lori L. Tharps 2010

  • I blew out a deep breath in frustration as they left, calling good-byes to Archie.

    Slaying is Such Sweet Sorrow Patricia Harwin 2005

  • Nothing fitted - as usual - but it was worth it because we all put our suits and hats on looking like clowns and collected our railway tickets home and marched ourselves down to the station, all singing and saying our good-byes to each other.

    John Keay 2010

  • Had we never talked about Needham, had he not reacted with such enthusiasm to Joseph's Chinese name, had I not asked him to come and look at the booksit is more than likely I would simply have gone down to the bank machine with him and handed him his money and said my good-byes, and he would have walked off into the dark night and out of my life forever.

    A Back-Story to The Man Who Loved China A Coincidence Most Curious and Telling 2010

  • My bags are already packed and I have said my good-byes.

    Albatross Antics Jeff Geiger 2011

  • As he waits for Rose to exit the pub, say her good-byes to her coworkers and start for his street corner, the Doctor muses about a tale the Dalai Lama once told him.

    New Doctor/Rose Ficlet: STRAWBERRIES rabid1st 2009

  • It has been a splendid 11+ years, our good-byes were healthy and, after a few last administrative hand-offs, it will be time for us to move onto the next stage of our ministry.

    Bruce Reyes-Chow: Pastoral Transitions In A Social Media World Bruce Reyes-Chow 2011

  • Even then, she once woke from her state to comfort me … and in the end … when I said my good-byes to her, she must have heard because she died in the middle of that night.

    Up for Air 2009

  • It was slightly awkward, considering I had just said my good-byes.

    A Back-Story to The Man Who Loved China A Coincidence Most Curious and Telling 2010


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