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    past tense?

    Is this sentence OK? Did I use the right tense "was" attached?

    I received your letter of May 1, 2012 wherein it mentioned that a $200 cheque made to XX Company was attached but no cheque was attached to the letter. Can you send the missing cheque to us?

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    Re: past tense?

    Quote Originally Posted by thomas615 View Post
    Is this sentence OK? Did I use the right tense "was" attached?

    I received your letter of May 1, 2012 wherein it mentioned that a $200 cheque made to XX Company was attached but no cheque was attached to the letter. Can you send the missing cheque to us?
    It's OK.

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    Re: past tense?

    In this short sentence you repeat the word "cheque" 3 times, and the verb "attached" 2 times (very close). I believe you could and should restructure it a bit:

    I received your letter on May 1, 2012 wherein it mentioned that a $200 cheque made to (maybe signed or addressed) xx Company was attached, but actually it was not. Can you send the missing cheque to us? (send us the missing cheque)

    Last edited by BrunaBC; 24-May-2012 at 21:34.
    Not a teacher.

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