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Polite way when you ask someone you don't know a question [on hold]

Which is the best way to ask a question in a polite way; for example, I want to write an email to someone that doesn't know me, and to ask something... Is okay to say write this: Sorry to disturb ...
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Term for To, CC, BCC in email

I need to keep emails in a list for different customers, and in that list, I would like to have headers. Headers for emails and customer names are easy, but what do I call the column with 'cc' and ...
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Is it acceptable to use “Thank You” and “Best Regards” simultaneously as the closing/sign off for an email? [closed]

In many cases I always receive email with "Thank You" and "Regards"/"Best Regards" at the same time/simultaneously. But I've read one article on a magazine said that it'd be too "crowded" to use them ...
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Utilising persuasive language in an email message to generate leads [closed]

As part of my thesis, I have to send off "cold surveys" to small-to-medium businesses and individuals in order to collect data. Sadly to date, I've been getting a 1% conversion rate. I think it is ...
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How etiquettical is it to start off a professional email with 'Hey'?

I've been wondering, why whould folks avoid the usage of Hey to greet someone/team as the mail starts, did that really read grotesque? What could be the alternatives other than the conventionals?
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Is “set me up” too informal? [closed]

I am ESL and am not really comfortable creating formal emails. Right now I am trying to formulate a thank you email to the operations manager for taking time to set me up with everything needed for a ...
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Referring to an email sent to an individual, but not in the main conversation

Consider this situation : Somebody (A) sends a mail with subject S, to many folks (B,C,D) who send few responses to all recipients, with the same subject S, meaning that these mails are all part of ...
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second or third person: addressing a single person in an email to a group [closed]

How do I address a single person in an email sent to a group? We are discussing a project in an email thread that has multiple members. What is the correct way to address a single sentence to only ...
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Can I use meet for an online meeting?

I would like to know if I can say "We can meet on Monday or Tuesday" in email as a reply to a sales person's email asking for a couple of days options for an online meeting -- a sort of Skype call. I ...
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Imaginatively yours or Yours imaginatively or stick with Kind Regards [closed]

I own a design studio. We are currently rebranding. To add a little twist to our email correspondence, we decided to forego the generic "Kind regards" for imaginatively yours or yours imaginatively. ...
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Did you get my “email” or Did you get my “mail”? [closed]

I am getting confused whenever I tried to use email or mail while in the conversation or in written form. For example, which one is correct? Did you get my email? or Did you get my mail? ...
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Appropriate start of Email except Dear/Hi [closed]

Mostly emails start with Dear or Hi, I m writing an email to senior and I think I should not use Hi, but even dont want to use Dear as well, it makes me uncomfortable, Is there any other alternative ...
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What does 'the date is in my calendar' mean?

I received a single-sentence reply 'the date is in my calendar' when I asked a person to make an appointment with a specific date. I thought it means the date works for the person at the beginning. ...
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Should I put a comma after “Thank you”? [duplicate]

A coworker replied to an earlier email from me with some very good news. I wanted to thank him for his help. I was hoping to start with Thank you, Jim. That is wonderful news... OR is it ...
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How do you introduce yourself in an email to someone you don't know well? [closed]

When you introduce yourself in an e-mail to someone you don't know well, which is a better way to do so? Hello, my name is Jane Doe and I work for... Hello, I am Jane Doe and I work for... ...
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What are some better ways to say “just for confirming”

I want to confirm with my supervisor in an email regarding something that was mentioned at a meeting. What should I use instead of "just for confirming, ..."? Edit: I want to send an email starting ...
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How to tell a colleague in email to stop harping on your mistake? [closed]

What is a good way to write to tell your colleague to move on from past mistakes and focus on the bigger issue on hand?
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What is the proper way of addressing a professor? [closed]

I am a graduate student. Some part of my master thesis requires me to contact a professor from another university. In the first email I addressed him as "Dear Professor Smith". He started his reply ...
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“Please come see me in my office” Reply [closed]

How to reply politely to a short email from professor, "Please come see me in my office."? Can I email back and say, "Noted. Thank you." Thanks.
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Adding Mr/Ms/Mrs to a signature [closed]

Suppose one has an unusual or foreign name, or a name which traditionally belongs to the other gender. Is it inappropriate to add one's title (i.e. Mr/Ms/Mrs) to the signature of a letter/email so as ...
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Do you prefix every e-mail in a chain with a greeting? [closed]

Clearly, norms on etiquette dictates that you should prefix an e-mail to someone with "Dear Alice" or "Hi Alice" or something. But when engaging in an e-mail conversation chain, should I prefix EVERY ...
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How to politely say “I don't know you”?

I received an email from someone I haven't known. It's a letter related to my job, in other words - a business one. How would you write him an answer highlighting that you don't know this person and ...
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To reply or not to reply

I was asked by a potential employer what time I would be available for a phone interview and they gave me the times available for them. I replied with a suitable time for me. They responded with an ...
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Use of the Word APPRECIATED [closed]

I would like to know , if its ok to use the word Appreciate in a Email to a Senior Managers....?? Eg. Dear Sir, Appreciate if you could intervene and resolve the issue asap...
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How to write a letter to request a new monitor?

I'm not good to write an letter to request a monitor for coding because currently I'm using old monitor which sized 17 inch thus I want to change to monitor screen 24 inch but I don't know how to ...
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What expression could I use for the meaning “I understand” in biz e-mail?

What expression could I use for the meaning "I understand" or "I see" in business e-mail? For example, A seller informed me that a shipment which I request will be arrived at tomorrow. And I would ...
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How to thank a person when he agreed to collaborate [closed]

I want to say "thank you" to a person that agreed to collaborate in my research. I thought about writing "I am glad to know you agreed to collaborate...", but it sounds a little cumbersome. I want it ...
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Verb Tense in an email response

When sending an email response, is it grammatically correct to say "I CHECKED your account, and I SEE/CAN SEE that..." or, should it be "SAW"?
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Can I write “Kindly let me know openly”, finishing a letter?

What I want to do is to ask politely for feedback - including feedback that might be left out because it has negative aspects. So I want to ask the addressee not to ignore or suppress problems because ...
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Question on use that or not [duplicate]

It's a formal email to a client, My question is should I use with or without that to make it formal. This is to confirm that we are ready to purchase the items as discussed. This is to confirm, we ...
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Capitalization of “A” in “Dear All” [duplicate]

At my work place, whenever an e-mail is sent to more then one person, it starts with "Dear All" or "Dear all". Should the letter "A" be capitalized in "All" as it is not a proper noun? Would it be ...
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How to write an email to a Professor to politely agree with his request? [closed]

Sometimes, my supervisor writes emails to ask whether we can cancel or reschedule our meetings, or request me other things. The way he writes emails is very polite. And I usually reply him by: Yes, ...
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How to request someone to start a process?

I am an engineer dealing with other companies(vendors). Our company has to sign a Non-Disclosure agreement(NDA) with the vendor before we start any discussion. Now, the NDA signing is a process that ...
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I had or I have? [duplicate]

I would like to send email to my boss About exam of the course she told me to take it. Dear Mrs. Jeny, I hope my email find you well. I would like to inform inform you that I have passed the ...
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Past tense equivalent of “will do”

I suffer from spending inordinate amounts of time on email. Once in a while I get an email that I can respond to succinctly by saying, "Thanks for the suggestion -- will do." Suppose I respond to ...
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How to tell someone that he could arrange a meeting at another time? [closed]

I sent an email to someone to arrange a meeting , I had written that "Sunday will be good for me ". But today is Sunday and until now I didn't receive a response from him. So i want to send him ...
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Is there a period after a greeting? [duplicate]

For example, when writing an email to an associate saying Good afternoon, Joel. Or should there be a comma instead of the period?
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In search for universal formal greetings [closed]

I am dealing with a system which is supposed to autoreply to certain emails. It cannot start with 'Dear (forename)' as it cannot parse a forename from email address or original email. It also cannot ...
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Asking polite question in email [closed]

I want to asking question to my collegeous in email; the situation are there is a "marketing budget" and the second parties told me they have an event with embassy i confuse are they purpose to using ...
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Is it okay to use the word “letter” instead of “e-mail” regarding to e-mail correspondence?

Could you please advise is it okay to use the word "letter" instead of "e-mail" regarding to e-mail correspondence? For example, is it okay to use the word "letter" in the following phrase if we are ...
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“The below attachment” vs “The attachment Below” [duplicate]

In office email communication, people constantly write "See the below attachment". However, I have a problem with this because I feel as though the word below should be placed after 'attachment' not ...
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Does it make sense to end email with: regards from *country*

I have seen many people say: Greetings from [country name here] But would it make sense to end an email with Regards from [country name here] It seems a little weird, specially if I also ...
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How to properly say “the email that I've sent you”? [closed]

What would be the most formal way to say the following: I wanted to see your thoughts about the email that I sent you last Thursday. I am a little unsure about "the email that I sent you". I feel ...
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Difference in tone between Regards, Best regards, Kind regards and Sincerely in emails [duplicate]

I often end my emails just with "Regards, FirstName". But I also often see "Best regards", "Kind regards" and "Sincerely". What is the difference in tone and meaning? Is one more formal than the ...
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English emailing custom: should middle name be included in the beginning of a mail?

When emailing someone with a middle name, should people include the recipient's middle name at the beginning of the email or not? What are the implications for both? For example, the two options are ...
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How to respond politely and professionally to an email requesting information? [closed]

I have received the following email Hello, Thank you for applying to UCB. We would like to call you briefly between the hours of 10:50 A.M. EST and noon on January 31. Please provide ...
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It is necessary to launch my audit application

I am requesting access to MS-Access. It is necessary to launch my audit application. Background: I received this e-mail from an internal employee. He's requested that MS-Access software be ...
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How to say “I have sent your words to students” in formal way? [closed]

I'm a teacher and I've asked another teacher about his opinion over a matter and he replied. I have told students about his opinion and now I am replying back to him again. I don't know how to say ...
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How to start and end an email politely? [closed]

I'm trying to write an email to professor because I found a mistake on his book. Should I start the email with just "Dear professor, There seems to be some problems in ..." and end the email as "best ...
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“Our team” or “My team”?

I have to send a mail to a group which has my team members along with other co-workers. I want to write "Our team is drafting a report" since my team members are also present in the group. I think the ...