In most cultures, when you meet acquaintances for the first time during a day, it is normal to greet them. The main purpose of this greeting is to (61) a good relationship between the people (62) , and each language usually has (63) set phrases that can be used for this purpose. Sometimes, though, there can be considerable (64) in the type of phrases that can be used, and (65) misunderstandings can easily arise. The following is a true story.
A young British woman went to Hong Kong to work, and at the (66) of her arrival she knew (67) about the Chinese culture or language. (68) her way to school one day, she went to the bank to get some money. To her surprise, the bank clerk asked her whether she had had her lunch before she went to the bank. She was extremely surprised at (69) a question because in the British culture it would be regarded as an indirect (70) to lunch. Between unmarried young people it