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    #1

    the letter on / of a date

    Dear teachers,

    I am not very sure whether I should use on or of in the following sentence:

    I am refering to your letter of / on May 12th, 2010...

    Thanks


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    #2

    Re: the letter on / of a date

    Use of.

    Rover

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    #3

    Re: the letter on / of a date

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Use of.

    Rover
    I thought we use on for exact date?

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    #4

    Re: the letter on / of a date

    We say 'I am referring to your letter of May 12th 2010, which I received on May 14th'.

    Rover

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    #5

    Re: the letter on / of a date

    I have seen another option:
    "I am refering to your letter dated May 12th, 2010"
    is it correct?

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    #6

    Re: the letter on / of a date

    "I am referring to your letter dated May 12th, 2010"
    is correct.

    Rover

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