Please don't stand on ceremony
stand on ceremony
As we are old friends,it's totally unnecessary to stand on ceremony.
Then I will not stand on ceremony.
A:It's very nice of you to invite me.
B:I'm very glad you could come,Mr.Liu,Will you take a seat at the head of the table?It's an informal dinner,please don't stand on ceremony.Mr.Liu,would you like to have some chicken?
A:Thank you.This is my first time to come to a Chinese restaurant.Could you tell me the different features of Chinese food?
B:Generally speaking,Cantonese food is a bit light,Shanghai food is rather oily,and Hunan dishes are very spicy,having a strong and hot taste.
A:Chinese dishes are exquisitely prepared,delicious and very palatable.They are very good in color,flavor and taste.
B:Mr.Liu,would you care for another helping?
A:No more,thank you.I'm quite full.
B:Did you enjoy your meal?
A:It's the most delicious dinner I've had for a long time.It's such a rich dinner.
B:I'm so glad you like it.
A:Thank you very much for your hospitality.