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India - Hindi & English & Tamil
how to acknowlegde a mail. like on a call we say 'good to hear from you'. If we get a mail from friend, how should I respond.
  • Egmont

    Senior Member
    English - U.S.
    how to acknowlegde a mail...
    All of these are fine to use, but only in the right place. They are not general-purpose phrases. Use them if you haven't heard from someone in a long time or didn't expect to hear from this person for some other reason. If you have a regular e-mail correspondence with a person, ask a question, and get a reply ten minutes later, "good to hear from you" (or any of the others) would be out of place.
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