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    Question For/To John from Mary

    Hello, please, can you help me?
    I want to give a gift... so that I write:

    For John from Mary

    or

    To John from Mary

    Thanks for your answers.

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    Re: For/To John from Mary

    Both are possible.

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    #3

    Re: For/To John from Mary

    Is there a difference?

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    #4

    Re: For/To John from Mary

    No difference in meaning. But, if you look at images of tags made for Christmas gifts:

    https://www.google.com/search?q=chri...w=1280&bih=685

    You will see that "to and from" is the usual wording.

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    Re: For/To John from Mary

    You might want to put something in between "To John" and "From Mary" just to make it a little more friendly. Choose whatever is appropriate:

    Happy birthday
    Congratulations
    With love
    Good luck

    or something else which fits the occasion.

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    #6

    Re: For/To John from Mary

    Actually, the whole sentece was like:
    For John, the best colleague, from Mary
    My school-leaving :) (in our country we make a little greetings with our photo which are given to our friends with the date of our Ribbon Party)

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