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Please help me with this

Today I came across a letter in which the writer has written 'I remain' just above 'Yours sincerely' at the end.

Is the use of I remain considered native?
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It's very old-fashioned. Don't say this.
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Thank you,Clive.

vsuresh,


Actually, the term 'I remain' was part of the old English which was used primarily among Nobles

through the late 17th Century when sending sealed letters. It would still be considered appropriate

to use the term in closing in limited use. When 'I remain' is used in closing, there is no other closure

required or appropriate because 'I remain' is the closing in expectancy of a response.

Thank you, NCISS.

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vsuresh

Thank you, NCISS.

You are most welcome. The first answer you were given was extremely poor at best in saying only "It's old fashion, don't use it". The person failed to explain the context of what the term was and failed to explain 'why' it's considered 'old fashion'.

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NCISSThe person failed to explain the context of what the term was

The question did not ask for that kind of information. The answer was appropriate given the question.

NCISS'why' it's considered 'old-fashioned'.

As above. This was not part of the question.

NCISSIt is our belief that people have the right to know and expand their knowledge based on educational interests.

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NCISSThe person failed to explain the context of what the term was

The question did not ask for that kind of information. The answer was appropriate given the question.

NCISS'why' it's considered 'old-fashioned'.

As above. This was not part of the question.

NCISSIt is our belief that people have the right to know and expand their knowledge based on educational interests.

The inclusion of unsolicited supplementary information in answers on this forum is completely at the discretion of the person who answers.

If you wish to add this kind of information, please do so. But there's no need to disparage an answer which does not include this kind of information.


Our belief? You and who else?

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