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Hi teachers,

When I want to give a picture , a book etc., to a person I like or respect (e.g. friend of mine , my teacher ...)can I write on it a dedication as below ?:

1/ For/To Mary , my best friend.

2/ For/To my best friend , Mary

3/ Dedicated to my teacher ,Mr J. Brown with respect on the occasion of the Teachers' Day

4/ Affectionately/respectfully dedicated to Mr J. Brown , my teacher on the occasion of the Teachers' Day

I'm sure these sentences sound odd to native speakers , so please help me with various ways of writing such dedications.

Thanks in advance
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This is my take:

I generally read "to my mother, to my husband" on the first page of the books. "Affectionally/ respectfully dedicated to someone" is correct.
If you're the author/editor, you can dedicate your book to sb by printing such words on it to show your respect or affection. But if you bought a book and gave it to sb, I don't know if you can dedicate it the him/her.
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Hi teachers .

I'm still unclear about what you said.I would appreciate very much if someone could edit my sentences below:

Situation : today is the Teachers' Day and I buy a greeting card to send to my teacher .Can I write on the greeting card as below :

1/Respectfully/Affectionately dedicated to my teacher , J. Brown on the accasion of the Teachers'Day

1/ Dedicated to Mr J. Brown , my teacher with deep respect / affection on the accasion of the Teachers'Day

Thanks
Tuongvan1/ For/To Mary, my best friend.

2/ For/To my best friend, Mary.

3/ Dedicated with respect to my teacher, Mr J. Brown, on the occasion of the Teachers' Day.

4/ Affectionately/respectfully dedicated to Mr J. Brown, my teacher, on the occasion of the Teachers' Day.
Tuongvan3/ Dedicated with respect to my teacher, Mr J. Brown, on the occasion of the Teachers' Day
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Thank you Verade ever so much , but do you mean the words in red e.g. TO in (1) and FOR in (2) are preferrable or they are just the only ones to be accepted ? and I wonder why in (3) the before Teachers' Day is in red and the in (4) is crossed out .

Thank you very much if you would take the trouble to clarify these points for me