What is the difference in nuance between the following statements? Which would be more appropriate for a letter of condolence?
I was sorry to hear that your mother has passed away.
I am sorry to hear that your mother has passed away.
Both are correct, but I would use am to suggest you still feel that way in the present as this is a matter of great importance.
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1 year ago