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    How does an English person express his condolence to somebody who has just lost one of his family members. What does he say to that person when he sees him?

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    Quote Originally Posted by skystar30097 View Post
    How does an English person express his condolence to somebody who has just lost one of his family members. What does he say to that person when he sees him?
    I am sorry for your loss.

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    Default Re: message of condolence

    not a teacher

    Where I live, although the form that Mike has given has become more familiar through U.S. TV and film, it is not very common.
    A more common expression, in my experience, would be something like: "I'm sorry to hear about your father/sister/brother etc".

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