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or: Kind regards
or: kind regards
that would help a lot. thank you:)
A very polite ending/ urgent
Best regards, Kind regards, Yours sincerely
Writing to someone you don't know
Cc at the end of a letter?
This is just a slightly less formal way of ending a letter, to be honest it often doesn't have any relevance to your actual feelings for the person. In some circumstances I would use it to a complete stranger. Just because someone puts kind regards on the end of a letter I wouldn't think they particularly care about or respect me, it is just one of the standard sign-offs.
You can also shorten it to Regards, but this is a bit abrupt, and I would be more likely to use it in an e-mail to a business acquaintence I deal with regularly.
Written Formula for Ending a Letter (British English)Informal, personal (to close friends and family):
Semi-formal / informal (emails, notes, business memos):
Case / CapitalisationSentence case applies. Only capitalise the first letter of a sentence (with the exception of proper nouns and special conventions).
PunctuationOpen punctuation and mixed punctuation are common in the UK. If you begin the letter with "Dear Jane," (or "Dear Jane:" in American English), then the closing should be punctuated with a comma (e.g. "Kind regards, John"). These commas (or colon and comma in American English) would be omitted when writing a letter in open punctuation (as the line breaks make such punctuation redundant).
Hope that helps!
When you say 'kind regards' - who is being kind? The implication is that the writer of the letter is kind, which is a tad preposterous. IMHO, Best Regards or Warm Regards would be a better option.
Thanks for your help!
Sorry for spelling errors, I'm great at grammar, terrible at spelling.
There should be no "Kind (or kind)" before "Regards" as we normally do not have Bad (or bad) regards,
Best regards - I assume is for someone well respected or close in friendship. Is that true?
When should warm regards be used versus kind regards?
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