Thanks in advance là gì

Thank you in advance,

Susie

Your reaction lớn that sign-off will probably depover on the tone và nội dung of Susie’s tin nhắn. If she politely apologized for the short notice & begged you lớn please consider whipping up what has become an office favorite (because, really, who doesn’t lượt thích cupcakes?), you might get busy baking after work. If she was demanding và unapologetic . . . not so much.

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“Thanks in advance” is a rather loaded sign-off. On one h&, a study by the gmail ứng dụng Boomerang ranked it as the sign-off most likely lớn get a response. (Other forms of “thank you” also ranked at the top.) Clearly, gratitude is a solid way to lớn end an tin nhắn if you want to hear bachồng from the recipient.

On the other hvà, “Thank you in advance” can come across as presumptuous and even passive-aggressive. Depending on the context, it could make Susie sound as though she’s saying, “I expect you to lớn do this.”

If you want to steer clear of the potential misunderstandings this popular sign-off might create, here are a few options to lớn try.

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1“Thanks”

There’s nothing wrong with a plain ol’ “thanks.” Taking “in advance” out of your expression of gratefulness removes the tone of expectancy và takes some pressure off the receiver. It’s a little vague, though, so if there’s any chance your recipient might find herself asking Thanks for what?, it’s better khổng lồ . . .

2Use a điện thoại tư vấn to lớn action.

If you want your email lớn get a response, ask your recipient to lớn vì chưng something after he finishes reading it. Let’s use Susie’s cupcake request as an example. After explaining what she hopes you’ll bởi vì, she might finish with a Điện thoại tư vấn lớn action (CTA) in the size of a question.

I know this is really short notice—I clearly wasn’t planning ahead! Do you think you’d have sầu time lớn make us some of your awesome treats?

Susie

“Thanks in advance” can put the recipient in the awkward position of having lớn say no after you implied that you expected a yes. Using a CTA, however, gives the recipient options rather than expectations. That makes it both polite & effective sầu. Here, Susie asked a direct question. She included a little mea culpa, and she didn’t make assumptions. How nice of her!

3I appreciate your help with ______.

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This sign-off works best if someone has already lent you a hand. Or you can use it if you’re asking for assistance và you’re pretty sure the recipient is going to lớn say yes because you’ve had an ongoing dialogue or your working relationship is already cooperative.

4Thanks for considering my request.

This sign-off can work well because it doesn’t presume that the recipient will vì chưng anything more than give some thought lớn what you asked them to lớn vày. Pro tip: It’s best to lớn use this type of sign-off in conjunction with a CTA. Otherwise, all the recipient may vì chưng is consider your request . . . without ever getting back khổng lồ you.

5Thanks for your attention. I’m looking forward to lớn your reply.

This one is more businesslượt thích & direct. If you vì chưng indeed expect a reply, it conveys a tone that’s firm & insistent. This one’s probably best used by managers communicating with people they supervise. When used by colleagues on the same tier, it could come across as bossy.

Email Request Example

“Thank you in advance” can be useful when you know the recipient is going lớn vì what you’re asking of them, & you want to lớn express gratitude up front. But more often, it’s likely khổng lồ be misconstrued as demanding, even if you don’t mean it to lớn be.

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Your best bet is khổng lồ explain what you’re hoping the recipient will do, include a CTA, & offer a quichồng thanks. Using that format, Susie’s cupcake request might look lượt thích this:


Hi Joe,

Dave sầu, our office manager, retires tomorrow. I’ve been busy planning his send-off tiệc ngọt. I noticed you RSVP’d khổng lồ the invite—thanks!

This morning, someone asked me whether you’d be bringing your famous cupcakes, and it dawned on me that I completely forgot to lớn ask you about them. We’d need about three dozen for the buổi tiệc nhỏ.

I know this is really short notice—I clearly wasn’t planning ahead! Do you think you’d have sầu time khổng lồ make us some of your awesome treats?

Susie

Because Susie was polite and played her cards right, there’s a good chance of cupcakes at the buổi tiệc nhỏ tomorrow. Huzzah!

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