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    #1

    To whoever/ to all

    Hi

    Which one do you think is correct?

    Happy valentine's day to whoever is lover or beloved.
    Happy valentine's day to all the lovers and beloved.

    I guess the first one is not correct. Am I right in thinking so?

    Thanks in advanced

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    #2

    Re: To whoever/ to all

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Hi

    Which one do you think is correct?

    Happy valentine's day to whoever is lover or beloved.
    Happy valentine's day to all the lovers and beloved.

    I guess the first one is not correct. Am I right in thinking so?

    Thanks in advanced
    Neither sound entirely natural to me, and the first sounds the least possible. For a start, it's Valentine's Day.

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    #3

    Re: To whoever/ to all

    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Hi

    Which one do you think is correct?

    Happy Valentine's Day to whoever is a lover or beloved. OK
    Happy Valentine's Day to all the lovers and their beloved. OK

    I guess the first one is not correct. Am I right in thinking so?

    Thanks in advanced
    Whosoever loveth or is beloved, I bid thee a Happy Valentine's Day.
    Unsought this year by Cupid's bow, bereft am I of love
    My Sweetheart has forsaken me, and like the clouds above
    We drift apart. So, of all that, there's no more I can say.

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    Re: To whoever/ to all

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Whosoever loveth or is beloved, I bid thee a Happy Valentine's Day.
    Unsought this year by Cupid's bow, bereft am I of love
    My Sweetheart has forsaken me, and like the clouds above
    We drift apart. So, of all that, there's no more I can say.
    That is so sad.

    Rover

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