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How are things with you? Long time, no hear! Did you get the promotion you were after? Hope so! Anyway, the reason I'm writing is to ask a massive favour. I really, really need your help with my article for the in-house magazine - can you check the grammar and tell me if it's ok? Also could you look at the style and improve it where you think it's too formal? And let me know if you find any other mistakes! Thanks a million in adance - I'll owe you one!
As for me - I'm fine! Because of some cuts, I have to work twice as hard for the same money. But I still love it here in New York. I'm meeting some great people, and really learning a lot.
Because I'm the new kid in the block, everyone's taking good care of me!
Well, that's all for now. Let me know how you're getting on in Rome!
Well, I wish I could say that I was having a wonderful time! For a start, it was a mistake to come here in the peak holiday time. It’s so crowded. And the second thing is, I wish I weren’t with my sister. She’s driving me mad. She always wants to go shopping and I’d rather we went for long walks along the cliffs. If only you’d come with me instead, it would’ve been so much better.
She never lifts a finger. I do all the cooking, cleaning, everything! It’s time she grew up and stopped acting like a baby. I don’t know what to do because I don’t want to have a row with her. Supposing you were with us, what would you do?
Oh well, from now on I’m going to do what I like. I’m not going to have my holiday ruined by her!
Lots of love!
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On behalf of everyone, I send you best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Please accept or sincere apologies for any distress this situation may have caused you.
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Dear Sir or Madam,
I am writing in connection with a recent visit to your hotel (10-13 March). My wife and I stayed in room 387. Unfortunately, our otherwise enjoyable visit was spoilt by the loss of some articles from our room during our stay. The missing items are one blue silk skirt and a digital camera.
This loss was reported immediately upon our discovering it to the receptionist who, in turn, contacted the duty manager. The duty manager promised to look into the matter and let us know the outcome. We made sure that he had our home address, phone number and email address, as we were returning home that day.
We have not been contacted by anyone from the hotel as yet regarding this matter, which I find unacceptable. Moreover, until we know whether the items have been found or not, we cannot make an insurance claim.
We look forward to your reply.
Dr C.R. Atkinson
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