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How to write a letter of congratulation?

Posted by Manjusha Filed in Business English

There are some stock phrases that you can use in your letters. They not only make the letter-writing process easier, but also add a professional touch to it. Here is a collection of phrases that you can use in letters of congratulation.

Phrases that you can use in the opening paragraph

1) I am so happy to know that

2) I was delighted to hear about

3) We are thrilled to hear about your

4) I was beside myself with joy when I heard about

Phrases that you can use in the subsequent paragraphs

1) Please accept my heartiest congratulations on

2) It is really a great achievement and we are all very proud of you.

3) I am delighted to hear that you have realized your cherished ambition.

4) I wish you greater successes all through your life.

5) I am sure you will have many more similar occasions to celebrate.

6) I am sure you will bring glory to your profession.

Phrases that you can use in the closing paragraph

1) Once again I congratulate you on your success.

2) May God grant you similar successes in the years to come.

Sample letter of congratulation

Dear John

 

I was beside myself with joy when I learned that you had topped the list of successful candidates in the Medical Entrance Examination. At last you have realized your cherished ambition. It is really a splendid achievement and we are all proud of you.

By the way, how are you going to celebrate this occasion? I am hoping that you will be throwing a grand party.

May God continue to grant you similar successes in the years to come.

 

Regards

Peter

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See Also
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Business Apology Letter Sample I
Personal Apology Letter Sample I
Email writing tips
Resume writing
How to write a letter of enquiry
How to write a cover letter
Sample employment letter with salary requirements

Letter writing: formal and informal

Introduction
Address and date
Salutation
Body of the letter
Subscription or leave-taking
The Tone and Language of a Letter
Personal Letter Writing Tips
Envelope
Example of formal letter and envelope
Formal Letter Sample 2
Formal letter sample 3
Formal letter sample 4
Formal letter writing basics
Standard phrases used in formal letters
Example of informal letter and envelope
Informal Letter Sample 2
Informal Letter Sample 3
Informal Letter Sample 4

 

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