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where can we use the word, Dear?

I have many experiences with the word dear'

when I call it for most of the girl they deny  to call dear and many accept it 

I don't know what's wrong with it?

maybe I am stupid 

so, please intelligent people tell me the truth behind it 

Apr 8, 2018 4:14 AM
Comments · 3
You should only use dear in conversation with women you know very well, never with strangers.
April 8, 2018

It's an old word and not really used unless you're an old person.

e.g., it's a sweet word that your grandpa would use when speaking to your grandma.

And of course, you use it when addressing a letter e.g., Dear Sir/Madame . . . 

April 8, 2018
Unless you aren't writing a proper letter to a Mr. X/Mrs. Y, forget it exists. Use their names instead, as in, "Hello Rummyharry, how are you today?".
April 9, 2018
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