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Mexican Greeting Essay

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Mexican greet each other in one of two way, a hand shake or kiss on the cheek is exchanged, should the greeting be between a man and woman or a woman and woman. A hug, also referred to as an “abrazo”, followed by a gentle pat on the back and a hand shake is common between close friends and on special occasions. This affectionate gesture expresses trust and confidentiality. When a greeting is among those of different social economic status, the person of higher stature determines the way in which the greeting is addressed. Conversations with another are set in motion with unpretentious and gracious discussions which gradually transition into the subject
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