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    Exclamation letters!!

    My name is Thelma and I have a question about the endings of formal letters.
    I know that we should end with "Yours sincerely or Yours Faithfully" but in the last movie of Harry Potter, when HP receives a letter it says at the end "HOPING YOU ARE WELL" is that expression incorrect?
    Thank you for your attention and I will wait for your reply.

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    Re: letters!!

    Yours sincerely
    The writer knows the recipient's name. (Dear Mr Smith / Dear Mrs McKenzie)

    Yours faithfully
    The writer does not know the recipient's name (Dear Sir / Madam)

    HOPING YOU ARE WELL" is that expression incorrect?

    It's not incorrect, but not appropriate in formal letters.

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