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Thread: mate

  1. Lenka's Avatar

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    Can we use word "mate" also for women or only for men?

    If we can use it only for men, how can I say "female member of my class", if class-mate called Jane is nonsense?

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    Re: mate

    You can use it for both sexes- Jane can be both your classmate and your mate.

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