Themes > Business communication >Prepositions

Prepositions play an important part in written business communication. The following verbs and prepositions are often found in business letters:

apologise for something / doing something
apply for a job
draw attention to something
have pleasure in sending / enclosing something
look forward to hearing from / meeting someone
refer to a letter / telephone call / meeting
reply to a letter / fax

Use some of the above verbs and prepositions to fill the gaps in the following letter. (Put the verbs into the correct form).

Dear Mr Jackson

We your letter of 20 January, in which you expressed interest in the vacant post of sales representative. We the delay in your letter. We sending further details of the post. We should like to your the fact that the post will be based in the North of England.

We hearing from you.

Yours sincerely


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