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    Red face someone passed away.....

    For common courtesy:

    eg. when someone say, "How are you?"
    We normally reply, "I am fine."

    eg. when someone say, "I am sorry for being late.?"
    We normally reply, "It's fine, don't worry."
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    Let's say if Mary's father has just passed away, her friend said, "Oh Mary, I am sorry for the passing of your father."

    Then as a courtesy, how should Mary reply to show her appreciation for the care of her friend?

    Tks / ju

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    Re: someone passed away.....

    Mary would probably say something like:
    "Thank you very much."
    "Thank you, I appreciate it."
    ( or even a very simple but heartfelt) "Thanks."

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