How would you write this in German: "To a great colleague, best of luck!"

An einen tollen Kollegen, viel Glück!


Zu einen tollen Kollegen, viel Glück!

I want to write a short message on his farewell card, or does something else sound better?

  • Even if zu were correct, it would require the dative: Zu einem tollen Kollegen.
    – RHa
    Jul 25, 2019 at 20:43

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In this case,


is correct.

However, you may want to write unserem (our) or meinem (my) instead, depending on the circumstances, which sounds a bit nicer and more personal:

Unserem tollen Kollegen viel Glück!

Meinem tollen Kollegen viel Glück!

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