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English translation: Ms. or leave it out if you have a first name

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German term or phrase:Fr.
English translation:Ms. or leave it out if you have a first name
Entered by: Jon Fedler
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11:22 Dec 22, 2010
German to English translations [PRO]
Linguistics
German term or phrase: Fr.
The term is used several times in a list of delegates to a discussion.
Should the English be Ms. if I don't know her marital status?
Jon Fedler
Local time: 11:26
Ms. or leave it out if you have a first name
Explanation:
If it says Fr. Mary Jones for example, you could leave out the Ms.
It it just says Fr. Jones, then you'll need to use Ms.
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Lesley Robertson M.A. Hons. Dip Trans IoLET
Austria
Local time: 10:26
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +5Ms. or leave it out if you have a first name
Lesley Robertson M.A. Hons. Dip Trans IoLET


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +5
Ms. or leave it out if you have a first name


Explanation:
If it says Fr. Mary Jones for example, you could leave out the Ms.
It it just says Fr. Jones, then you'll need to use Ms.

Lesley Robertson M.A. Hons. Dip Trans IoLET
Austria
Local time: 10:26
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  mary austria: Definitely
8 mins

agree  Goldcoaster
35 mins

agree  David Wright: Tis what I always do (even if you do know her marital status!)
42 mins

agree  Michael Sieger: Absolutely!
1 hr

agree  transcreator
3 hrs
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