Results 1 to 4 of 4
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • Hong Kong

    • Join Date: Oct 2009
    • Posts: 98
    #1

    received your letter

    Are these sentences correct?

    We received your letter in July of last year where you said the driver of the car that hit my car was unknown. Do you have any information on the driver now? If not, can you call the company who owned the car to see if they have any information on the driver.

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • Malaysia
      • Current Location:
      • Malaysia

    • Join Date: Apr 2014
    • Posts: 3,343
    #2

    Re: received your letter

    You started with "we" and then referred to "my car". It is confusing.

    Say: Can you call the company who owns the car to find out who the driver was?
    I am not a teacher.

  1. Matthew Wai's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Chinese
      • Home Country:
      • China
      • Current Location:
      • Hong Kong

    • Join Date: Nov 2013
    • Posts: 7,841
    #3

    Re: received your letter

    I think a comma is needed before 'where' because it is not a restrictive clause, and 'had' is needed before 'hit' because it happened before 'you said'.
    I am not a teacher.

  2. emsr2d2's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • UK
      • Current Location:
      • UK

    • Join Date: Jul 2009
    • Posts: 41,907
    #4

    Re: received your letter

    Quote Originally Posted by robin lee View Post
    Are these sentences correct?

    We received In your letter in of July [exact date in July], of last year whereyou said that the identity of the driver of the car that hit my car was unknown. Do you have any information on the driver now yet? If not, can Have you called the company who owned the car to see if they have any information on the driver?
    See my suggested amendments above.

    If this is a letter to an insurance company about an accident, I'm not sure it's appropriate for you to suggest something as simple as calling the company who owned the car.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

Similar Threads

  1. [Grammar] When will that be received?
    By justlearning in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19-Dec-2013, 20:48
  2. on it =? on the received letter
    By JACEK1 in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 11-Dec-2013, 22:29
  3. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 18-May-2010, 04:49
  4. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 15-Aug-2009, 15:23
  5. letter received / people uninterested
    By vil in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 12-Apr-2008, 08:00

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •