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Saying Goodbye

We are leaving France soon and as two of our neighbours will be on holiday the day we leave we want to leave a card in their letterbox thanking them for their friendship.   Any ideas of some special words we can write on the lovely cards I've managed to buy?  

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Re: Saying Goodbye

Heck - this is going to sound obtuse but.....

tell them how you feel....

Simon :-)

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent...:-)
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Thats precisely what I want to do but I want it in perfect French, hence I put it in French language section.

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woops sorry - my mistake! I'd assumed that as you'd lived here in France you spoke French. best of luck!

Simon
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent...:-)
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I would write something like :

" Chers voisins,

Puisque nous ne pouvons le faire de vive voix, je tiens à vous remercier pour votre gentillesse envers nous et votre amitié.

 Bien amicalement, + your names . " 


Life has a habit of biting you on the bum in ways that you least expect.............



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 Frenchie wrote:

I would write something like :

" Chers voisins,

Puisque nous ne pouvons le faire de vive voix, je tiens à vous remercier pour votre gentillesse envers nous et votre amitié.

 Bien amicalement, + your names . " 



Just one question, if the message is coming from both of them would you still write " je tiens"?Confused [8-)]

Cendrillon
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That is a beautiful message, Frenchie.
The French do charming courteousness so well!

And maybe it's "je tiens" because only one person is actually holding the pen and that's just and so the singlular is an example of the logical nature of the language.
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Thanks so much for your help Frenchie.

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