And so, my dear sir!

And so, my dear sir!
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  • Dear Sirs — Dear Sir/Sirs/Madam/ phrase used at the beginning of a very formal letter, for example to a company or to someone you have never met Dear Sirs, I am writing to complain about your telephone helpline. Thesaurus: expressions used in letters and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sir — [sʉr] n. [ME < sire: see SIRE] 1. a man of rank; lord 2. [sometimes S ] a respectful term of address used to a man: not followed by the given name or surname and often used in the salutation of a letter [Dear Sir] 3. [S ] the title used before …   English World dictionary

  • dear — [[t]dɪ͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦♦♦ dearer, dearest, dears 1) ADJ: ADJ n You use dear to describe someone or something that you feel affection for. Mrs Cavendish is a dear friend of mine... At last I am back at my dear little desk. 2) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to… …   English dictionary

  • sir —    From a historical point of view, ‘sir’ is a shortened form of ‘sire’, arising from the unstressed pronunciation of that word when placed before a man’s name to indicate that he was a baronet or a knight. Modern holders of those ranks are still …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • dear —    This has been one of the commonest terms of address in English since the thirteenth century. In a count of fifty novels dealing with fairly contemporary life, ‘dear’ used on its own as a friendly term occurred 243 times. There were a further… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • sir — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)[/t]] ♦♦ sirs 1) N VOC (politeness) People sometimes say sir as a very formal and polite way of addressing a man whose name they do not know or a man of superior rank. For example, a shop assistant might address a male customer as sir …   English dictionary

  • dear — dear1 S1 [dıə US dır] interjection Oh dear used to show that you are surprised, upset, or annoyed because something bad has happened ▪ Oh dear, I ve broken the lamp. ▪ I think I m getting a cold. Oh dear! dear 2 dear2 S2 n 1.) used when speaking… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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