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Querido amigo

English translation: Dear [name],

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Spanish term or phrase:Querido amigo
English translation:Dear [name],
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05:36 Jun 13, 2001
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: Querido amigo
carta
Luis Miguel
Dear (name),
Explanation:
Literally it is "Dear friend", but in English we usually address a person, especially a friend, by his or her name, so you would write "Dear Huicho", or "Dear Lulú", or whatever your friend's name is.

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GoodWords
Mexico
Local time: 18:59
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Summary of answers provided
naDear friend,SaraJanie
naDear (name),
GoodWords
naLooK Down...claudi
naMy dear friend,
Parrot
nadear friend
Jackie_A
naDear Friend
Saskia


  

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3 mins
Dear Friend


Explanation:
personal experience

Saskia
Local time: 18:59
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 12

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
xxxaidacarla
10 mins

Sarah Brenchley: I thought you were against doing homework
38 mins

xxxjkmaza: To Literal
2 hrs
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3 hrs
dear friend


Explanation:
dear friend or dear(name) are both right... it all depends on how the writter wants to come across... Dear friend conveys deeper feelings... Dear (name) is more informal.

Jackie_A
United States
Local time: 16:59
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 193
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4 hrs
My dear friend,


Explanation:
If you are not going to mention his name at the start. Otherwise, Dear Fulanito.

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 01:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7645

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gcaddy
3 hrs
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5 hrs
LooK Down...


Explanation:
Puedes decir asi:
My Dearest Friend
My Dear Friend

Esta son unas de las maneras de decirlo. Bueno, salud para ti y suerte :)
Claudia


claudi
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1 day 15 hrs
Dear friend,


Explanation:
In English a letter is usually begun with the word "dear" and the name of the person the letter is being written to.

SaraJanie
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1 hr
Dear (name),


Explanation:
Literally it is "Dear friend", but in English we usually address a person, especially a friend, by his or her name, so you would write "Dear Huicho", or "Dear Lulú", or whatever your friend's name is.

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Note added at 1035 days (2004-04-13 11:52:54 GMT) Post-grading
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http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/local/doc/punctuation/node52.html

GoodWords
Mexico
Local time: 18:59
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1449
Grading comment
Graded automatically based on peer agreement.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
xxxjkmaza: More common use.!
1 hr

Louise Ferguson
1 day 20 hrs
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