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    lady vs woman

    I helped an old lady / woman cross the road.

    Which word in bold should I use?

    Thanks in advance.


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    Re: lady vs woman

    Quote Originally Posted by kohyoongliat View Post
    I helped an old lady / woman cross the road.

    Which word in bold should I use?

    Thanks in advance.

    To me, lady has a genteel air attached to it.
    Both are fine.

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