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Old 08-10-2010, 07:09 AM   #166
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I know sycamorex is right as I've seen people writing like that, but in my question, I wanted to know the right *tense* to be used, i.e. attached or attaching ?

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Old 08-10-2010, 07:11 AM   #167
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:20 AM   #168
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Here by I have attached the xyz files...

The abc of the messages have been updated and the concerned document has been attached.
"has been" is present continuous, so if I have already used attached in the mail, will it be appropriate to use "has been".

I think it will be wrong if I use "past tense" and "present continuous" together ? What is the correct sentence then ?
 
Old 08-10-2010, 07:24 AM   #169
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Using hereby, while correct, is pretty much deprecated in non-legal documents. Although hereby, whomsoever and so on are correct, they are deemed to be outdated in anything apart form official documents (such as contracts) and rarely get used.

So it would read
Quote:
Please find attached the xyz files...

The abc of the messages have been updated and the document [in question] has been attached.
 
Old 08-10-2010, 07:26 AM   #170
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The abc of the messages have been updated and the concerned document has been attached.
Yes, I think that looks OK.

Quote:
Here by I have attached the xyz files...
Here by is wrong, just write I have attached the xyz files.
 
Old 08-10-2010, 07:30 AM   #171
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Alright,
Thanks to all of you who helped.

I will write exactly like this:
Quote:
Kindly find the attached xyz files...

The abc of the messages have been updated and the document [in question] has been attached.
 
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"has been" is present continuous, so if I have already used attached in the mail, will it be appropriate to use "has been".

I think it will be wrong if I use "past tense" and "present continuous" together ? What is the correct sentence then ?
'has been' is the present perfect aspect of the verb. Present continuous would be 'am attaching'.

You'd use 'I have attached the file'. We use the present perfect aspect here to stress the result of a past action on the present.
ie. I have attached the file = the result on the present is that the file is there, available for you to look at.'
 
Old 08-10-2010, 07:34 AM   #173
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Should it be:
Quote:
ddd message is missing from the SDD.
or
Quote:
ddd message is missing in the SDD.
?

P.S.
sycamorex, thanks for the concern, but it will take some time for me to digest whatever you have said in your last post.

and now correct this sentence too
Quote:
but it will take some time for me
 
Old 08-10-2010, 07:39 AM   #174
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ddd message is missing from the SDD.
Correct
Quote:
but it will take some time for me
Correct
 
Old 08-10-2010, 07:50 AM   #175
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Thanks for your kind help,

Now go back to the cellar, tie yourself with the chains and wait there till I call you again. Keep an extra denture nearby, you'll ruin your teeth otherwise.
 
Old 08-10-2010, 08:00 AM   #176
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brainL has escaped! The police think he might be on his way to India. Don't panic, Anisha!!!
 
Old 08-10-2010, 09:24 AM   #177
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and now correct this sentence too
Quote:
but it will take some time for me
Could also be written as
Quote:
bit it will take me some time
 
Old 08-10-2010, 11:42 AM   #178
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Could also be written as

bit it will take me some time
Thanks for replying.
Shouldn't it be but instead of bit ?
 
Old 08-10-2010, 01:14 PM   #179
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It should. That was an *ahem* deliberate error I introduced to test you.

 
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What kind of test ? Testing whether my eyes are properly working ?
 
  


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