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    hatgray is offline Member
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    Greetings

    Is it possible to use the word "greeting" for a sad ocassion?

    You should greet him condolence.

    I am not sure if I can use that term since I associate greeting with positivity.

    Thanks

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    Re: Greetings

    No.

    You should give him your condolences.
    You should pass your condolences on to him.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Greetings

    No. You should use "express/receive/get condolences".

    Crossposted with ems.

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    Re: Greetings

    When expressing my sympathy, do I always need to use the plural form, condolences?
    Is there any occasion or context where I should use the singular, condolence?

    Thank you.

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