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    Cool hereunder

    Hello!


    Can you tell me if this sentence is properly built, please?:

    "Further to our telephone conversation this morning, you'll find hereunder my comments:"

    Thanks a lot
    Will

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Hello!


    Can you tell me if this sentence is properly built, please?:

    "Further to our telephone conversation this morning, you'll find hereunder my comments:"

    Thanks a lot
    Will
    Yes, it's OK. Note that "hereunder" is quite formal, it's used mainly in legal or official documents.

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    #3

    Re: hereunder

    . . .and the formality of hereunder does not sit well with the informality of you'll.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes, it's OK. Note that "hereunder" is quite formal, it's used mainly in legal or official documents.
    Thank you.

    How would you put it then?

    "You'll find my comments next"?

    Cheers.

    W

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    Re: hereunder

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Thank you.

    How would you put it then?

    "You'll find my comments next"?

    Cheers.

    W
    There are several possibilities, perhaps, "Further to our telephone conversation this morning, I would like to make the following comments:......."

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    Re: hereunder

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    There are several possibilities, perhaps, "Further to our telephone conversation this morning, I would like to make the following comments:......."
    Thank you. That's the sentence I'll use.

    Just for my information, could I write:

    "Further to our telephone conversation this morning, here are my comments:
    -
    -......."

    Thanks a lot
    W

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    Re: hereunder

    Quote Originally Posted by Will17 View Post
    Thank you. That's the sentence I'll use.

    Just for my information, could I write:

    "Further to our telephone conversation this morning, here are my comments:
    -
    -......."

    Thanks a lot
    W
    Yes, you could.

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    Re: hereunder

    I know some businesses would prefer to put the reference first like this, I'm not a fan of the 'further to...' construction, which seems to me a bit Dickensian. I'd prefer something like 'Here are my comments on our telephone conversation.' Or, if appropriate, comment on the conversation:'It was good to speak to you on the telephone this morning. Here are some further thoughts I've had.' Or just 'I'll just recap what we said, for the record.'

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    Re: hereunder

    Does "further to" mean "with reference to our conversation" or something like "to follow up on our conversation"? Or something else?

    Thanks!

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    Re: hereunder

    Quote Originally Posted by Jasmin165 View Post
    Does "further to" mean "with reference to our conversation" or something like "to follow up on our conversation"? Or something else?

    Thanks!
    To me it means "to follow up on" or "to take further".

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