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She is a friend of mine.
Does this sentence mean that she is my good friend? Or mean that she is one of my friends? Please.
He is a friend of my father.
Does this sentence mean that he is a good friend of my father? Please.
User_gary, I'll second that.
You'd add good to express that meaning,
Ex: He is a good friend of my father's.
Ex: He is a friend of my father's.
Meaning: He is someone my father knows. Maybe my father knows him well, maybe he doesn't know him well.