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    Please, how can i shortly say "a friend" to differentiate gender of the person?
    E.g. "I met my friend." and i want to say that the friend was a girl.

    (I don't mean boy/girlfriend.)

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    Default Re: a male/female friend

    Quote Originally Posted by Tapies View Post
    Please, how can i shortly say "a friend" to differentiate gender of the person?
    E.g. "I met my friend." and i want to say that the friend was a girl.

    (I don't mean boy/girlfriend.)

    Thank you,
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    I can't think of a single word that does it. In speech, when I want to distinguish, I say "a friend - he/she verb...", or use some other other grammatical marker for gender (like a possessive pronoun, or a suffix like -er/-ress).

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    Thank you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tapies View Post
    Thank you.
    You're welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    You're welcome.

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    Default Re: a male/female friend

    I have sometimes used 'a male friend of mine'.

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    Default Re: a male/female friend

    Oh, only sometimes?

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    Default Re: a male/female friend

    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea View Post
    Oh, only sometimes?
    Come to think of it, I have always used 'a male friend of mine'.

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