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The situation is :
My friend's father has died. My friend is very sad. I am sad too.
I want to express my sympathy to my friend.
I want to condole to my friend.
How could i do that?
There are many things to say, but a simple thing is 'I am very, very sorry about your father'.
Best wishes, Clive
A similar construction is "My condolences on the loss of your father" or "My condolences on your father's passing."
When it is someone I know very well, I sign my note,
"Sharing your grief,
Other people might say, "sharing your sorrow" or just "sincerely" or "with love."
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