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    #1

    My friends

    When I write a letter or greeting card to my boss Mr. XX and my colleagues, please teach me the correct one of the following writings :
    1, Dear Mr.XX and my friends,
    2, Dear Mr.XX and all of my friends,
    3, Dear Mr.XX and all my friends,
    4, Dear Mr.XX and friends,
    5, Dear Mr.XX and all friends,

    Thank you very much for your time and help.

    Yu

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    #2

    Re: My friends

    I'd use 4.

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    #3

    Re: My friends

    To me, all of them are fine except number 5.

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    Re: My friends

    Quote Originally Posted by yuheci View Post
    When I am writing write a letter or greeting card to my boss Mr. XX and my colleagues, so please teach tell me the which correct one of the following writings is correct.
    I am not a teacher, so please tell me whether the above corrections are correct.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: My friends

    The problem with #4 is it sounds like Mr. XX and his friends. I would go with #1.

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    #6

    Re: My friends

    Why not say 'Dear Mr.XX and my colleagues'?
    I am not a teacher.

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    #7

    Re: My friends

    That would work.

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    #8

    Re: My friends

    You could use "Dear Mr X et al". I use it on Christmas cards to friends (well, acquaintances) who are married with kids but I don't know the name of the spouse or the kids. "Et al" means "and others".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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