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    Which is correct?

    Looking forward to your usual cooperation.

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    Looking forward for your usual cooperation.


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    Re: Which is correct?

    Looking forward to your usual cooperation.
    'Looking forward to' is the set phrase
    I look forward to meeting you.
    I look forward to your letter in reply.

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    I can't halp feeling there's something odd about the meaning of the sentence you quote, though. Anyone else think so?

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    Re: Which is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by David L. View Post
    Looking forward to your usual cooperation.
    'Looking forward to' is the set phrase
    I look forward to meeting you.
    I look forward to your letter in reply.

    PS
    I can't halp feeling there's something odd about the meaning of the sentence you quote, though. Anyone else think so?
    Yep. Definitely sounds non-native. Your examples are much better. Or "looking forward to working with you". Even "looking forward to cooperating with you" is a bit weird. I'm not sure why though.

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    Re: Which is correct?

    Oh, sorry. The sentences I gave were to illustrate the use of 'looking forward to', not to be taken as any attempt at rephrasing the original sentence.
    It seems odd to me, that one can 'hope' for the usual cooperation, but 'looking forward to' strikes me as odd.
    For some reason, 'Trusting we can look forward to your usual cooperation' sounds better to me. It has more the sense of a polite request, whereas the original smacks of (=has the flavour of) 'we take it for granted that you will of course cooperate'.
    Last edited by David L.; 09-Jan-2008 at 17:08.

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