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I need to send a card to refer to past friendship. Is

Thanks for being my friend!

grammatically correct? I would not like to use the past perfect tense to express this (e.g. had been).

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

If you don't mind calling attention to the fact that the friendship has now ended, you can say Thanks for having been my friend.

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This sounds really great! Thanks! – Igor Turman Oct 18 '11 at 23:12

You can simply say

Thanks for your friendship

in the card.

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Thanks Jasper! It is an option. Although being Russian/Ukrainian native, it would be kind of odd – Igor Turman Oct 18 '11 at 23:10

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