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Questions tagged [email]

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Is it correct to write: “I would appreciate it if you could inform me when you could contact my manager” in a formal email? [on hold]

I want to know if someone has eventually contacted my manager. I therefore want to send him a formal email to ask him very politely. Is it correct to write as follow ? "I would appreciate it if you ...
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Are email salutations regional?

Best wishes is very popular ending for emails and replaces best regards in almost all emails I've received from academics in Cambridge (UK). At the same time I've never seen this used by American ...
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How to address one male and one female in an informal email? [duplicate]

In an inter-company (informal) email, when the addressees are one male and one female, I usually use Hi Guys. However, guy has a distinct male flavour. Could you suggest a more gender-neutral ...
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Subject of an email [closed]

So my native language is Spanish and I'm about to write an email to a colleague in English asking about several stuff. While doing so I started wondering about the subject of the email I was writing ...
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Polite way to ask a plan in spare time of the trip for PhD exam [closed]

I am going to visit a university in Europe in order to take an entrance exam of PhD course. The university prepared 15-days trip for me, but each of the written exam and the oral exam is going to take ...
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Should I repeat my greeting in an email exchange? [closed]

In case I send John Smith an email and he sends me a response, should I include "Hi John," when I am replying to his email?
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We are reminding you.. vs We remind you

assuming I'm writing an email to remind about the scheduled activity that will start in one hour, which start for the email is correct: 1. We remind you that the scheduled activity starts in one hour. ...
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'Thanks for.. ' or 'I thank you for…'

I was wondering if the expression "I thank you for your answer" isn't nicer than " Thank you for your answer". For comparison, saying "I thank you" in French is nicer because the person who says it ...
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Perhaps or Maybe or I Guess/Think - which one is correct in formal (office) email writing

Background: Boss: Did you get that X thing done? Me: Yes, thats done. Boss: No thats not done, I am still getting calls from people for X? Me: Oh, Perhaps/Maybe/I guess/I think you ...
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“Hi” and “Hello” in business correspondence

I've heard that using "Hi" in business correspondence is acceptable even if you email a person for the first time (I also can see "Hi" from people who email me for the first time), but I usually use "...
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in regards to/regarding and of/from - Grammar in formal email [duplicate]

I've been waiting for an email for several days and haven't heard of the other person yet. He emailed me, I answered him but I haven't heard back yet. I wish to send a message to remind him to answer ...
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Refer to people as 'both'

I have noticed in the emails I receive at work that people often refers to others as 'Hi both'. I cannot help to feel a little bit unconfortable when I read it. May I consider as an informal way of ...
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Email signoff alternatives

I'm a teacher at a small Swedish university, and I often communicate via email. In the beginning of a course, I tend to try to be somewhat formal, which isn't really my personal style, but soon I drop ...
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What's a good word/phrase for “something that may not lead to anything concrete”

I was passing a lead to a potential project to my manager via email. Because he's super busy, I wanted to say something like the following at the end of the email. "I hope this doesn't add _______ to ...
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“While I'm here”, but in writing

Sometimes, there are little things that we would like to write to somebody, but they seem too little to deserve an entire new email. So we wait for a more important communication to "piggyback" it ...
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response to professional apology [closed]

Wanted to respond to a professional email where the supervisor said they're sorry they won't be at work due to being out of town. can't find a good response, any tips?
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Email subject line is all the information I want to convey. How to instruct the sender (in the subject line itself) to not open the email body?

I want to write an email (to my boss) in which all the information is conveyed in the subject line itself: "Won't be doing the Strawberry Project" "Your work is in process" "Come quick. Party ...
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Signing off an email with 'on behalf of'? [closed]

I am writing an email as one of the committee members of a voluntary organization. Is this an appropriate way to sign off an informal email whose audience is professionals? Regards, On behalf of <...
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A source for learning how to speak or write formaly? [closed]

and thanks for helping me. I would like to know if there is a source so I can learn how to speak and write formally, mostly for these topics: -Sending a formal email to anyone or an organization or a ...
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Correct capitalization of “please contact our Customer Support team”

What should the correct capitalization of the following sentence be? "If there are any other issues please contact our customer support team." This is not a title or a heading, this is the last ...
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How to ask the receiver to notice several things in an email? [closed]

I want my receiver to notice several things that were changed in the file attached in a working email. My intuition is to write something like: "Several things to notice: 1. XXX, 2.XXX., 3.XXX." Any ...
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Grammaticality of “raise an email”

I work for an organization where almost everybody uses the term "raise an e-mail" when they want the attention of or to communicate with anybody, or when they want approval from an appropriate ...
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An email to sent two people and how to distinguish “you”

Say I sent two people by one email. In my email, I will use you to refer both of them. How do I mention one? Can I use the following sentence? I will copy the files to you (Mr. John) and give you a ...
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Word for email that renders across all devices?

It's important for our emails to render without issues across all supported email clients and devices: Outlook, Yahoo, Comcast, Gmail, iPhone, Android, tablets, etc. The only word I can think of is "...
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' I do think it will be a shame on your part ' - is it an accusation? [closed]

I was just having an 'email fight' with someone, since when I asked him to modify the terms of a call, he responded to me: ' I do think it will be a shame on your part as by not...', which I ...
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Which one is correct: please find the attached file or please find attached the file?

When we send professional email with attachments. Which one is correct? please find the attached file or please find attached the file Or, is there any other sentence structure more suitable than ...
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Please find enclosed…? [duplicate]

I ran into a phrase that does not make sense to me. It reads: We are always pleased to have new subscribers, and I am certain you will be delighted with the upcoming season. Please find enclosed the ...
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How to respond an interview invitation and let them know that you would prefer a face to face meeting?

I received an interview invitation for job today. They want to meet to meet me via webconference. I'm not confident to meet them online so I want to respond to them asking if I can come to meet them ...
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better expression for telling about your uncertain schedule

I am responding to an email where another person is asking about when I will be available next week?. Now, I am not yet sure about my next week schedule. It depends on couple of important must-have ...
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Abbreviation or word like “cc'd”, but referring to someone in the “to:” field

I'm looking for an abbreviation or single word which functions just like the abbreviation "cc'd", except explicitly refers to someone who is in the To: field of an email, and not the CC: or BCC: field....
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E-mail greeting: “Dear Brice,” vs “Brice,” [closed]

I am somewhat sensitive to politeness and basic rules of courtesy, so (almost) all the e-mails that I write contain greetings and salutations, such as: Dear Jane, [...] Best, ...
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It would be grateful vs. other expressions

Looking for some feedback on the stock answer I usually give to Korean learners of English when they use the phrase "It would be grateful if..." Quick background: I'm an English language instructor/...
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Email: addressing the users in CC [closed]

I am in a corporate setting, replying to an email from company's client. The email contains multiple participants in CC. I've never spoken to the client nor to anyone in CC. Is it normal to start my ...
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share a link about location in email

I want to write an email and apply for a "call for projects". I want to share the google map link of the location that I want to run the project at in my email. Are these sentences correct? Which is ...
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Was I being impolite using this phrase “Add our John Doe in the copy :)” at the end of a business conversation? [closed]

Some context: English is not my native language and I had a chat with my colleague from a remote location. She asked my team lead to add two users in some system and since the team lead was off the ...
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Dear and MR in email communication [closed]

In one of mail communication I addressed my client by Dear name. Actually, he is the CEO of that company. And in his email reply, he mentioned that i didn't respect him. Is it formal to use Dear in ...
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Opening line for business email before christmas [closed]

Can I use the below opening line for an email to a client "Hi XYZ Hope you are doing good. I'm sure you must be looking forward to the Christmas now. Did you get chance to look into blah blah blah ...
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Should I reply with thanks?

I have joined an online study course and had paid for it but for some reason was not able to attend it as I was not having access to the internet and as a result was being schedule . I contacted them ...
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If any concerns let us know “or” If “there are” any concerns [closed]

When we address people through email especially in UK. Is there any grammatical issues in below sentences. If any concerns let us know / If “there are” any concerns let us know
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Shoud I use a new line after Hi (someone's name) in e-mail? [closed]

In an e-mail, suppose we start with Hi John. Should I follow with Hi John, some content (i) or Hi John, some content (ii) Is there any etiquette behind choice (i) vs (ii)?
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What do you call a person who gets a referral? [duplicate]

I am applying for a job that my friend has told me about. He spoke with the employer about me and then told me I should send that employer an email. Because this will be is my first contact with the ...
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Is the following email correct? [closed]

Thank you for your responce!!!
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How to write an email to a police officer? [closed]

So, a family member got into a car accident. The police officer told me to notify her where our car will be towed. She gave me her office number and email. But she's out on dispatch. I was told it's ...
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How to use the term “carbon copy” in business emails?

How does one use the term "carbon copy" in an email setting? Some options that come to mind are: In carbon copy is my manager. I'm leaving my manager in carbon copy. My manager is in carbon copy. ...
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'We communicated a few weeks ago' in an Email

I am writing an email that has not to be formal. I am trying to translate a phrase from Spanish that goes: 'Nos comunicamos hace unas semanas.' The literal translation would be 'We communicated a few ...
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formal form of “and like that, so on, etc”

What is the formal form of etc. or "...and the like" ? I'm contacting a professor I'd like to mention what fields I'm interested in, the sentence is " ...I'm interested in data structure, math, and ...
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Please choose a time at your convenience [closed]

Hi I am just writing an email to meet someone but I am letting him to choose the time. Is it correct?. * Then I will let you to choose the time for this meeting. *
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How to address in a formal email [closed]

Can I address Good Morning / Afternoon after addressing 'Dear XYZ,' in a formal email. Thanks Ankit
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How to informally inform about upcoming vacation [closed]

I work for a small company (4 people) and working environment here is informal. When i need to take vacation i don't have to take official approval. However it make sense to inform my co-worker and my ...
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Is it okay to use “Love & Regards” formally? [closed]

While writing a formal email or letter is it okay to close it with "Love & Regards always, James"