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    In reference to

    Hello all,

    I would appreciate if someone could explain if and how the following sentence might be improved.

    "I am writing in reference to the business trip next week."

    This opening sentence of a business email strikes me a little off but I cannot pinpoint why.
    I wonder if this feeling is legit in any way or if it is simply indicative of my insufficient exposure to the English language.
    Thank you all for reading and answering.

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    Re: In reference to

    I'd start 'I am writing with reference to...'

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    Re: In reference to

    Quote Originally Posted by ReinaPark View Post
    I would appreciate if someone could explain
    You need 'it' after 'appreciate',

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