Faire la bise

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faire la bise : to kiss on the cheek
In France, faire la bise (giving a kiss on the cheek) is a form of greeting. In general, we greet acquaintances, and colleagues (sometimes) with a kiss. In business contexts, when meeting someone for the first time, a handshake will do.
J’étais étonné, la première fois que je l’ai rencontrée, elle m’a fait la bise.
ils se font la bise : they kiss, are kissing each other on the cheek

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