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Hello, which sentence is correct?

I am sending you a letter regarding something.

Or

I am sending you the letter regarding something.


Thanks in advance

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the means the person you are writing to already knows about the letter.

eg Maybe he asked you to send it to him.

Clive

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If that is the first instance of "letter", use "a letter".

If you're talking about a known/specific or previously mentioned letter, use "the letter".

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anonymousHello, which sentence is correct?I am sending you a letter regarding something.Or I am sending you the letter regarding something.

It's a letter about something.

I'm sending you a letter about [my father / the income tax laws / our trip to Japan / something I heard last week / ...].


However, if you have received this letter, and you are going to share it with a friend, you send the same letter that you received to your friend.

— Do you remember that we talked about a letter I received? It was about my 93-year-old grandfather being arrested for selling drugs, if you recall.
— Yes, I do remember that we talked about it.
— Well, I'd like you to read it. I'm sending you the letter tomorrow, so look for it in your mail.

So you use 'the' after you've established the identity of that particular letter.

CJ

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