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    Forms of address

    I know that it is correct to say "I spoke to Dad / Father today."

    But can I say "I spoke to Brother today" AND "I spoke to Sister today." ?

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    Re: Forms of address

    I am not a teacher.

    The correct sentences are:
    "I spoke to my father today."
    "I spoke to my brother/sister today"

    "I spoke to dad/mum today" is correct as well.

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    Re: Forms of address

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    I know that it is correct to say "I spoke to Dad / Father today."

    But can I say "I spoke to Brother today" AND "I spoke to Sister today." ?

    Many thanks.
    No, because "Father" and "Dad" are names that you call your father. We do not typically name our siblings "Sister" or "Brother" in English.

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