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    hello

    One of my students has written the following sentence as part of her homework. i wonder if it is correct to use 'my' in this situation or not. I would be happy if you tell me your opinion.

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    'my happy birthday and best wishes to you'.

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    Not really.
    My best wishes for a very happy birthday!
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Thanks for your reply Barb

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    She could have said something like "This is my happy birthday message to you - best wishes [for a lovely day]".

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