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“Thank you in advance” - how to replace?

When writing emails, I often ended it with "thank you in advance". Even more, I used to have it in my signature for a certain time (mea culpa). However, recently I've been told that it is not ...
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“Part of the team” vs. “a part of the team”

I see both of these are used: I'm part of Acme's technical team. I'm a part of Acme's technical team. Which one sounds more natural when introducing myself in an email? Is "Part" ...
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How to start a letter to 2 persons?

I want to write an email to 2 persons. Shall I say: Dear Person1 and Person2, Or Dear Person1, Person2,
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What does this mean: ^^

I told my (very young and friendly) professor via email that I found a potentially great, reputable paper to base my research on, and she responded with, "that would be great ^^" Please let me know ...
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What's the best way to end an email/letter?

We end an email with several options. I find 'Regards' the best one. I feel anything other than this reflects affection than greeting! See the example: Sincerely yours (Yes, I don't pay heed to ...
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How to politely ask for clearer explanation when getting lost in workplace?

As a second language speaker, I always concern if my interpersonal reaction is proper and polite enough. For instance,sometimes I got some email from other native colleagues who wrote in phrases or ...