An email request for help

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Shoma Tateishi 提交于 周四, 13/08/2020 - 14:24

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When I send an email asking for help, I'm careful not to be rude. Especially in business, I will be careful not to give bad impression and not to send uncertain information to person. In addition to that, I'll try to put title the email. By checking the title in advance, they will be able to understand the content of the email more accurately. Moreover, I try to use a polite language in the text of the email. I think it's better to use polite sentences because I ask the other person for help. In order to build a better relationship, I would like to be polite and respectful.

Mirei Honda 提交于 周二, 11/08/2020 - 14:53

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If I send you an email, I will write it so that you are not rude. First of all, I think it is important to put the title together in one word and write it in an easy to understand manner. In addition, the contents should introduce yourself first. It is also important to let others know about you. Then write down the detail you want to request. It's a good idea to set the time, date and place in advance. As a result, you can make arrangements smoothly. At the end, thank you for saying "Thank you".

Machida 提交于 周二, 11/08/2020 - 06:57

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When I want someone to help me, I am careful to not to be rude. Especially in business, I must use polite language. And I think also expression of gratitude is important too. So If someone helps me I want to want someone to help me, I am careful to not to be rude. Especially in business, I must use polite language. And I think also expression of gratitude is important too. So If someone helps me, I want to tell thanks.

Suzuha 提交于 周一, 10/08/2020 - 06:49

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When I send someone an email, I'm careful nit to be rude. Especially in business, I'll write clearly and simply not to be misunderstood.

Anna Nakamura 提交于 周日, 09/08/2020 - 11:28

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When I want someone to help me, I make it a rule to ask them if they have time and I don't get help in everything, but I tell them that I'm going to work with them. I think it's important manner to ask someone to help. Of course, we need to explain the reason why we need them help. Them, If they can help me, I always tell my thanksful mind to them. I think if we can do that, we can create good relationship with each other.

Tsuyoshi watanabe 提交于 周日, 09/08/2020 - 07:36

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Whenever I ask someone for something by email, there is one thing that I am aware of. That is to simply tell the other person things. When you tell something to a person, you must tell only what you want to say, and discard unnecessary information. For example, you first give a brief summary of the content of the email, then convey the specific content and avoid using difficult words. If you don't do this, the recipient of the email will not know what you wanted to convey. And doing this also leads to organizing what you want to convey.

IKEDA 提交于 周六, 08/08/2020 - 17:24

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When I email someone, I'm careful not to be rude. Especially in business, I don't want to give a bad impression to the receiver because I want to feel comfortable doing business with each other.

Maiko Tanzawa 提交于 周五, 07/08/2020 - 22:32

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I think the most important thing is to carefully understand the manners and courtesy and write a message that conveys your concern for the other person. Since I have been unable to do this and made the other person feel uncomfortable, I think it is important to check carefully before sending. And write the subject. By writing a brief description of what this is about, you'll save other person time. Then make sure you know who you are and then ask for help and why you need it. If you pay attention to the text and convey your gratitude, I'm sure the other person will help you. On the contrary, if you don't have a humble attitude towards the other person, you will not be able to help.

Saria Muraoka 提交于 周五, 07/08/2020 - 18:02

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When I send an email asking for help, I include simple words in the title. Those title must be easy for anyone to understand. And I have to write in few number of words as I can possible. If I don't have no time, I put the word "urgent" in the title. I think the email will stand out and recipient will able to find it quickly. Not only title, but text is also important. It is difficult to understand if the text is long. Important email should only write what I need. When I send an email asking for help, I write in a concise with everything.

Naru Yasuda 提交于 周四, 06/08/2020 - 04:08

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If I send Email to asking for help, I had better to write three things in the Email. First one is a clearly title. I think it is very important things. If you have a time to helped another person, you have to explain easy to understand. Title can help to it. Second one is the body. It is most important part in the Email. You must write request’s information, date and so on. People who helping us may not be have a time. So you write In detail and clearly. And last, you most not forget “Thank you”.

fukuzawa 提交于 周四, 06/08/2020 - 03:57

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I think I should put my heart into it. Because this is to prevent the other person from being asked to make you feel uncomfortable. I think that you should put your feelings in order for the other person to accept you.
I think there are two things we must include when we ask for help by email. One is to enter the time, and I think that you should also enter how long it is likely to take, although it is normal for the date and time. By telling the time, it can be said that unnecessary email exchanges are avoided. The other thing is that we should tell the person who will help us to do something thank you. When the person helping you is not too enthusiastic, we can feel good when we give something or a meal as a thank you. For these reasons, I think we should include the two in an email.
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Hennadii 提交于 周一, 03/08/2020 - 14:03

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I think you should include the next things: - The reason why do you need help in the first place. Close deadline, lack of human resources, major force, etc. Your addressee has to know that's urgent and important and won't be permanently. - Then, it's great to explain why do you guess your addressee could help. Try to emphasize his or her strong points, needed experience, etc. - It's clear that you must inform about the time-line when the one will be involved in your business. So he or she can arrange his own affairs.

Nobu1230 提交于 周一, 03/08/2020 - 12:03

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I will include some important contents when I should ask for help in email.First write down conclusion which I need to help and the reason.Second,write down the deadline of reply.If we don't know well each other,I have to do self introduction and show appreciation for it politely.

Yonemura Tomoya 提交于 周一, 03/08/2020 - 09:35

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When I send an email for help, I include clear subject. It makes sentence easy to read, so the person who recieve an email can understand easier. Subject plays an important role in email. Also, I include polite language. It is for help that the reason I send an email, so I must use polite language. If I don't use it, our relationship get worse. Next time, I will not be helped anyone. There are many other things I include in an email for help. But I'm especially careful subject and polite language.

tomoka 提交于 周一, 03/08/2020 - 09:12

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I think that I should include the things I want to tell someone exactly. There are two reasons. Firstly, if I were a person who receive an email, I would like to know details. Therefore, when I send an email, I will include what I want them to do. Secondly, it is a rude not to include what I want them to help exactly. I think whenever someone help me, I must act politely. So, it is important not abstract but properly. From two reasons, I should tell someone the things exactly when I send an email.

Yuri Chida 提交于 周一, 03/08/2020 - 02:46

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First, I think that I should include brief subject when I send an email asking for help. It is important to show content clearly. By doing so, it will not take much time to understand the content of email, and recipient can read email comfortably. Also, I think that recipient can easy to reply. Second, not forcing to help is important. I’m in a position to ask for help, not in a position to force to help. Therefore, I think that it is important to ask recipient about the date and place for the meeting. I should adjust to recipient’s schedule.

Risa 提交于 周日, 19/07/2020 - 16:40

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If I send an e-mail asking for help, I would make a clear title first. Simple title is important to easy to knowing detail. If a title is clearly, mail recipient can easy to understand and reply. The next is introduce and define my details. Doing it like that, mail recipient can accept me. The most important point is the body of mail. My idea is to write it briefly to reach the detail. As I am doing request, so I should use soft accents. We must not use the tone of command by mistake either. It is important that I do not forget the words of thanks if a reply comes. 

ryota 提交于 周一, 22/06/2020 - 05:46

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I have two things that we should include in an email asking for help. First, we should enter subject. When we enter subject, we must be contained in short sentences. Also, we must be written so that it can be easily understood to the other person. If we can't do this, it may be misunderstood by person receiving email. Seconds, we must be careful about wording. Don't let the other person feel uncomfortable. Especially, we should careful about our attitude toward superior.If we take a rude attitude, a person receiving email don't help us. It is important to write with polite language. I believe if we can do these things, a person receiving email will help me.
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Rafaela1 提交于 周日, 21/06/2020 - 14:44

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I wish if I could include a part of a lyric in an email asking for help. For instance, "Help! I need somebody Help! Not just anybody Help! You know I need someone Help!" "Now I see, it's You I need. And with Your help. Deny myself and put my hand in Yours."

naru 提交于 周日, 21/06/2020 - 13:43

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First of all, If you ask for help, you should explain what you want to order briefly and concreatly. For instance, it's content, plan from now on or deadline day. And Next it's more good to explain why need your help. Because I think it's meaningful to explain why ask you. So when then, we should write down politely and we should carefully choose the words and phrases which are very important for interpreting our requests. In addition, Ay the end,Don't forget to write thank you.

antinaoki 提交于 周二, 16/06/2020 - 04:05

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first i"ll talk about the image of the product we want and then the deadline.make sure the designer will get the respect for their work,and talk about the price.

Riko 提交于 周一, 15/06/2020 - 05:44

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I think we should include a few important things in an e-mail for asking help. It is concrete dates and simple explanation about the feature of the product. If we give a few candidate of dates, be easy to reply for them. Also, if we give them information about the product before meeting, they can take more time to think about the product for more better idea.

Wakana M 提交于 周日, 14/06/2020 - 09:30

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If I send an email asking for help, I would include few topics. First, write down a subject. Subject is important to convey what I want to convey the most. Second, write down introduction about us. by doing so, recipients will understand what we are doing at a company. After I finish the introduction, I will tell them about asking for help and explain why we would like to ask them. Third, tell the date or ask the date when it would be convenient to have a meeting. Last, don’t forget to express gratitude for them. it is important to tell the asking for help. I believe most important thing when asking for help is to respect them and tell them not to be rude. This is the most basic of basics.

Sharif Tayyebi 提交于 周六, 13/06/2020 - 16:56

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In my view, there are some important points that we shouldn't forget when we write an email to request for help. First of all, we should use a good and understandable structure. Then we should write down politely and we should carefully choose the words and phrases which are very important for interpreting our requests. Next, we should know the situation of people and our request must preferably be in a favour of them. Finally, using correct date, grammatical points, and not forgetting the apreciate part are another tips that we should be considered about them. Regards, Tayyebi

Gabriel Rojas Esté 提交于 周五, 12/06/2020 - 15:33

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In my opinion, an email asking for help have to include: 1. Dates. 2. A polite language. 3. Some reasons, details and background. 4. An appoitment proposal. 5. The concrete matter about you asking for help. 6. Persons in charge. That's it.

Yola19 提交于 周四, 11/06/2020 - 17:59

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In my opinion, an email asking for help should included: 1. A clear subject 2. Description of the request for which your need help. 3. Suggested a way a time to receive a response. 4. Always write in polite form and be careful to send the email to the correct person within the organization
I think that emails that ask for help should include their name, why they're in trouble, who to ask, what they want help with, and how they want help. In addition, it is very important to write the details of the content. And don't forget to thank you. I think it is important to write in a precise and concise manner when communicating your thoughts by email. And then review it for mistakes. I also make an e-mail by carefully determining the wording and the person to send. For example, when writing an email, be careful about using honorifics for teacher and superiors. Please tell me your idea about how to write an email that ask for help.

Nanami 提交于 周三, 10/06/2020 - 14:19

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When we send the emails, we have to be careful about the construction of the text. The email written above is a mix of facts and what you want to convey, so it is hard to read. I think I should first write down what you want to tell most. In addition, I think the paragraph in the text of it should be changed. If compositions aren't divided into the paragraph, it's difficult for the person who receives the email to understand the contents of them. Correcting the form of typing an email will help you to learn good manners and build good relationships with other people.

Osuke 提交于 周二, 09/06/2020 - 08:39

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If I email for help, there are a few things I should include. First, don't forget the subject. Create it so that you can understand it at a glance. At the beginning of the writings such as "I'm indebted to you" are omitted. Then write the message. And avoid ambiguous expressions in the text. Then write it concretely and concisely. Finally, after writing the closing words, enter your company, phone number, and your signature to complete the email. Anyway, it is important to write your emails concisely and clearly.

yusuke 提交于 周二, 09/06/2020 - 00:59

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I think when I need some help, I would include explanation about what I'm doing and how effort that help would make. Because people help me would like to know whole things and they will be motivated by telling how their help would effect. And I also include my goal. That make us predict what to do for short helping each other. I think that's so simple, so we usually miss it that's the most important.

Ayaka 提交于 周一, 08/06/2020 - 07:50

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I will introduce what often use in Japanese business and is used as a meaning changed from the original meaning. The word HORENSO is used in Japan. The word true meaning of Japanese is spinach. However, we use as different meaning, too. Another meaning is HOKOKU, RENRAKU, SODAN in Japanese. So, the initials of those words are taken as one word. Meanings are in English report, contact, consultation.It is said to be the basis for doing business in Japan.My father taught me that before. If you're interested, please check it out because I think my poor English didn't make sense.

senes19 提交于 周日, 07/06/2020 - 11:05

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In an e mail for asking help i should include firtlsy why we need to this request. And then I would add my aims clearly. I mean what is the purpose of this goods when it arrive to the customers. Finally I would like specifically person who can contribute us.

Genaldo 提交于 周一, 01/06/2020 - 00:00

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Hello. my suggestion in an email is to explain better the request for help, the sort of activities and duration of James' work. Than it would be clearer for the parties.
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JuanManuelLopezGil 提交于 周一, 20/04/2020 - 21:44

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This is the true order: 1. Salutation 2. Introduction 3. Brief Info 4. More details and notes (if there is) 5. Regards
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OlaIELTS 提交于 周二, 14/04/2020 - 17:50

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What should be included in an e-mail on asking for help includes: - Aims and objectives. - Subject of the letter. - Permission from necessary authorities. - Date, time and venue. - Agenda of the meeting.
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OlaIELTS 提交于 周一, 13/04/2020 - 03:23

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These are to be included in an e-mail of asking for help, such as: - Aims and objectives. - Subject of the meeting. - Taking necessary permission from any authorities involved. - Areas where help is needed. - Date, duration and, - Agenda of the meeting.

fathibba34 提交于 周三, 08/04/2020 - 16:32

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we should include in an email asking for help, all necessary informations such us: 1- all details of the person who need help. 2- what he need exactly with details. 3- precise who can help. just one person or all the team.
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Zabihullah 提交于 周一, 06/04/2020 - 16:11

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It is a complete short business email include of clear introduce and request, which are the structure of an email.

noentropica 提交于 周五, 27/03/2020 - 23:22

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An email asking for help should include: the name of the department, the reason that is asking help, and clarify schedule work before the launching to be quickly and effective the meeting.

Mamta Gusain 提交于 周四, 26/03/2020 - 09:29

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a good email asking for help include A clear subject, Description of the issue for which help is needed, suggest suitable time to helping person to get the issue fixed. always write in request and polite manner. and also show gratitude.
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Tun Lin 提交于 周六, 07/03/2020 - 06:57

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An emil asking for help should include; - about the problem currently face with. -beliefthat s/he can help. -appoinment to meet up.
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Nikolaos Stavr… 提交于 周五, 06/03/2020 - 16:56

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Hey, everyone!! I should include a clear subject, a description of the problem, a suggestion of the meeting time and finally if you need some specific information to prepare your proposals.
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Nikolaos Stavr… 提交于 周五, 06/03/2020 - 14:36

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Hello Kirk I don't really understand the meaning of this sentence below Do you have some time before close of business this Friday....... Could you explain it to me Thanks Nikolaos

Hello Nikolaos,

Which part of the sentence is confusing for you?

 

Peter

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Hello Nikolaos

'close of business' means the end of the working day. Sarah is asking James if he can meet before finishing work on Friday. In a more specialised context, 'close of business' can also refer to when the stock market stops on any given day. People often work past that time, but officially trading does not occur.

All the best

Kirk

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Selma1987 提交于 周六, 29/02/2020 - 11:42

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In email asking for help, first I will mention what kind of help I need. Then I will ask for convinient time and the important points.

shahhoseini 提交于 周六, 15/02/2020 - 15:43

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I think a good email asking must be included a clear request, a proper description of the problem and setting a suitable time for the meeting.
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mtalebi 提交于 周一, 13/01/2020 - 19:44

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It must include subject, date, time, and what and why help.