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English translation: Welcome Mr X, Mr Y and Mr Z

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English term or phrase:welcome Mr (plural)...
English translation:Welcome Mr X, Mr Y and Mr Z
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13:22 Nov 25, 2013
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English term or phrase: welcome Mr (plural)...
Buongiorno,

mi scuso in anticipo per la domanda banalissima ma poiché non credo mi sia mai venuta occasione di dover usare il plurale di Mr (mister) ed internet offre diverse versioni, per es

1.- Messr.
2.-Usare solo Mr seguito dai due nomi

vorrei sapere qual' è appunto il modo corretto, e chi meglio di voi può fornirmelo?

Grazie.
Paoamsterdam
Italy
Local time: 13:58
Welcome Mr X, Mr Y and Mr Z
Explanation:
This is the way we would say this in UK.

Welcome Mr 1, Mr 2 and Mr 3...
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LaraBarnett
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:58
Grading comment
Thanks!!
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3 -2Welcome Mr X, Mr Y and Mr Z
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): -2
Welcome Mr X, Mr Y and Mr Z


Explanation:
This is the way we would say this in UK.

Welcome Mr 1, Mr 2 and Mr 3...

LaraBarnett
United Kingdom
Local time: 12:58
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks!!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Tom in London: In today's world we would say "Welcome to Tom X, Dick Y, and Harry Z". My point is that in English, it is not required to say "Mr" or even more absurdly, "Messrs". Not in 2013.
10 mins
  -> The asker is using the term "Mr", this is obviously required for his translation.

disagree  Tony M: I agree with Tom; it is not common in modern EN to use Mr, even less Messrs, in this sort of context. / Other than in certain very narrow contexts, we just don't. Asker's use of 'welcome' suggests it is not one of those contexts.
3 days4 hrs
  -> But the question was regarding how to make "Mr" plural, not how to refer to unknown people: "usare il plurale di Mr (mister)..."// I see your point, but the question was regarding using "Mr" in the plural, there was not lot of info given on the context.
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Changes made by editors
Nov 28, 2013 - Changes made by LaraBarnett:
Language pairEnglish to Italian » English
Nov 25, 2013 - Changes made by Daniela Zambrini:
Language pairItalian to English » English to Italian
Nov 25, 2013 - Changes made by LaraBarnett:
Language pairEnglish to Italian » Italian to English
Nov 25, 2013 - Changes made by Daniela Zambrini:
Language pairItalian to English » English to Italian


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