You asked: Should you congratulate a woman on her engagement?

How do you congratulate a girl on her engagement?

Engagement Congratulations Messages

  1. You’re engaged! …
  2. Congratulations on this exciting time in your lives!
  3. Well, this is BIG news! …
  4. I hope your future together is filled with infinite happiness, laughter, and love.
  5. This is the beginning of your happily ever after. …
  6. Yass! …
  7. Congratulations to the future bride and groom.

Do you congratulate someone on their engagement?

You can absolutely keep your engagement message short and sweet—or short and overjoyed—whatever the case may be. “Congratulations on your engagement! This is such happy news!” “You’re getting married!

Do you say congratulations or best wishes when someone gets engaged?

But first a quick quiz: Should you say “best wishes” or “congratulations” to a newly-engaged or just married bride? Those of you who answered “best wishes,” you’re RIGHT! Always, always extend your best wishes to a bride, but feel free to say congratulations to the groom.

How do you congratulate the bride and groom?

Casual Wedding Wishes

  1. “Best wishes!”
  2. “Congratulations!”
  3. “Congratulations on your wedding!”
  4. “We’re/I’m so happy for you!”
  5. “Wishing you lots of love and happiness.”
  6. “We/I love you. Congrats!”
  7. “Lots of love today and beyond.”
  8. “Here’s a little something to start your life together.” (If you’re including a gift.)
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How do you congratulate?

Formal Exclamations to Congratulate Someone in English

  1. Congratulations! You deserve this success.
  2. Congratulations on your hard work.
  3. My sincere/heartfelt/warmest congratulations to you.
  4. I commend you on your accomplishments/success.
  5. Well done!
  6. That’s wonderful news.

How do you say congratulations?

More Formal

  1. “Congratulations on your well-deserved success.”
  2. “Heartfelt congratulations to you.”
  3. “Warmest congratulations on your achievement.”
  4. “Congratulations and best wishes for your next adventure!”
  5. “So pleased to see you accomplishing great things.”

How do you congratulate someone on their engagement?

Simple Engagement Congratulations and Wishes

Congratulations, [Name]! Wishing you both the best! Congrats on your engagement! You deserve every happiness!

Do you say congratulations to the bride or groom?

“It is traditional to say ‘Congratulations’ to a groom after a wedding, but ‘Best wishes’ to the bride. The implication is that the groom has made a great ‘catch’, but that it would be impolite to say that the bride had.”

Do you say congratulations for a wedding?

Congratulations. “Congratulations” is often the basic message people want to express when they sign a wedding card. It’s like a supportive pat on the back, and it’s easy to say even when you’ve never met one half of the marrying couple.

How do you use best wishes?

I express my congratulations and best wishes to him. To them go our thanks and best wishes for the future. I send my best wishes to his family. Thank you very much and my best wishes for an expansion not only of memory but also of responsibility.

What do you say to a bride instead of congratulations?

I learned that day that saying “Best Wishes” instead of “Congratulations” to a bride was an old tradition, but didn’t realize HOW old it really was. The Huffington Post sites this tradition dating back to the Victorian era.

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How much money should you give at a wedding?

The average wedding gift amount hovers right around $100, which is a great place to start, and you can increase or decrease that based on how close you are. If you’re very close or related to the couple (and have the wiggle room in your budget), you may choose to spend more—about $150 per guest (or $200 from a couple).