Okay so I always hear people saying " okay take care, good bye" or some form like that when talking to another professional.
I usually just say alright , bye bye. Am I being rude by not saying something like have a nice night, take care, have a nice day?
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This is quite a funny topic to me. In my country, we do tons of politeness formulas. Maybe a bit like in England (or even worse). Greetings and farewells are a whole ritual, even on the phone. When I lived in the US, it was the complete opposite. Especially in a professional context, many Americans just go like "Bye!" in a very fast way. I always thought that sounds so rude because you're not taking enough time to say bye properly but from how I understand it, being in a hurry is considered good in the US. Americans like this notion because it suggests you're busy and thus very productive. So a lot of people I knew what just speak normally (normal tone/speed) but when it came to saying goodbye, they would just be "yes... yes... mhhm... uhu... 'k, buh!" The "okay bye" was always spoken very fast and usually in a very serious or busy tone. Like "okay, let me go already". There was even one guy who never said bye at all if he knew that he was going to talk to the same person again a few hours later. He would just say "okay" and hang up very quickly. I've always thought that person on the other end must be pissed off right now but I think in the US, this is not considered offensive. Time is money ;-)1