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    Dear Teacher,

    How to say the following sentence:

    1) May God bless you .....

    2) The God may bless you .....

    or any other best sentence to say the person who helped us. If there is any good sentence please let me know.

    Thanks in advance.


    Sweetie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sweetie_sneha View Post
    Dear Teacher,
    How to say the following sentence:
    1) May God bless you .....
    2) The God may bless you .....
    or any other best sentence to say the person who helped us. If there is any good sentence please let me know.
    Thanks in advance.
    Sweetie.


    "May God bless you" is correct or "God bless you", "God bless you for having helped us".

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    Quote Originally Posted by teia_petrescu View Post
    "May God bless you" is correct or "God bless you", "God bless you for having helped us".
    Hi,

    Thanks a lot for the help.

    Regards,


    Sweetie.

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    Default Re: May God bless you or The God may bless you...

    We use the definite article when specifying a partuclar god in a polytheist system- Poseidon is the god of the sea.

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    Default Re: May God bless you or The God may bless you...

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    We use the definite article when specifying a partuclar god in a polytheist system- Poseidon is the god of the sea.
    Thanks for the help.

    Sweetie

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    Default Re: May God bless you or The God may bless you...

    Carrying on from Tdol's point, you may find - in literary contexts, usually - writers inventing a god: May the God of Household Appliances bless your kitchen. (You could probably tell this from the context.)

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    Don't worry about this; you'll never have to use it. You'll just miss a bit of gentle humour if you're not aware of it.
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