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  1. anupumh's Avatar
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    Lightbulb Thanking you in anticipation

    Hi,

    Would like to know, while ending a request email, how appropriate is it to end it by writing "Thanking you in anticipation" before the closing salutation?

    Thanks

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    #2

    Re: Thanking you in anticipation

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Would like to know, while ending a request email, how appropriate is it to end it by writing "Thanking you in anticipation" before the closing salutation?

    Thanks
    in my mind it isn't appropriate to say that because such word is like know there is no processing.

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    #3

    Re: Thanking you in anticipation

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    Would like to know, while ending a request email, how appropriate is it to end it by writing "Thanking you in anticipation" before the closing salutation?

    Thanks
    It's fine.

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    #4

    Re: Thanking you in anticipation

    You may also say 'Thank you in advance'.

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