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    mate

    I know "mate" is used to address a male friend in England, could it be used to address a female? I mean, someone that is close to you.

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    Re: mate

    Quote Originally Posted by anreak View Post
    I know "mate" is used to address a male friend in England, could it be used to address a female? I mean, someone that is close to you.

    Thanks.
    It is certainly more usual for men to address each other as 'mate' but I have heard women using it when talking about another woman friend.

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