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    Trust you had a nice holiday.....

    I am writing a brief message to Kit who has got back from vacation. I want to start the message with the following :

    Hi Kit,

    Trust you had a nice holiday/ break.

    Is the above writing OK?

    Tks

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    #2

    Re: Trust you had a nice holiday.....

    Hi Ju

    As a NES, but not a teacher:

    Yes, it would be fine in an email context, but, in a more formal letter, I would have used "I trust...."

    Hope this helps
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    Re: Trust you had a nice holiday.....

    Quote Originally Posted by Route21 View Post
    Hi Ju

    As a NES, but not a teacher:

    Yes, it would be fine in an email context, but, in a more formal letter, I would have used "I trust...."

    Hope this helps
    R21
    Dear R21,

    Thank you for your reply. May I know what does NES stand for?

    Tks again / ju

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    #4

    Re: Trust you had a nice holiday.....

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    #5

    Re: Trust you had a nice holiday.....

    I would say "I hope you had" instead of "I trust you had."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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