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  1. Lina.H

    Exclamation technically

    Originally Posted by Lina.H


    I ran into a friend on yahoo messenger and we talked and when we were saying goodbye she told me 'good to hear from you....though I did not 'technically' hear from you'

    What does 'technically' mean?

    Originally Posted by Anglika

    You communicated via the internet, so she did not physically hear you.


    I saw my friend online again and asked her what she meant. She said she meant that She started contacted me not other wise although I haven't been in contact with her for a long time.....

    Can the word 'technically' mean that in the sentence? I am Russian and she is French but she lives in the states.

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    Re: technically

    She means that if you were being precise, she didn't hear from you -- because you did not initiate the contact. Rather, you heard from her. You can avoid this by simply saying "It was nice being able to catch up."

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