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    She is my girl

    Does the ''girl'' in the following sentence also mean ''girlfriend''?

    She is my girl.

    Thanks.

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    Re: She is my girl

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan Mckane View Post
    Does the ''girl'' in the following sentence also mean ''girlfriend''?

    She is my girl.

    Thanks.
    When I read the title of your thread, before reading your initial post, I thought about it as "girlfriend." In a romantic way. That is the first thing which came to my mind.

    Then, by reading your post, I had to stop to think about it.
    Usually yes, but not necessarily. It is somewhat of an affective way of expressing a relationship (although someone may object that it also expresses a "possessive" feeling implying some prejudice).

    You could also use "She is my girl" to refer to your fianceť, wife, or even your daughter.

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    Re: She is my girl

    Or your secretary / executive assistant, but it's not a very "enlightened" way to talk.

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