I am writing this letter to tell you
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I am writing this letter to tell you(
ay
 
ahm
 
ray
-
dihng
 
thihs
 
leh
-
duhr
 
tu
 
tehl
 
yu
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to address one person)
a. te escribo esta carta para decirte
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
I am writing this letter to tell you how much I love you.Te escribo esta carta para decirte cuánto te amo.
b. me dirijo a usted para decirle
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Senator, I am writing this letter to tell you how the new bill would affect my family.Senadora, me dirijo a usted para decirle cómo le afectaría a mi familia el nuevo proyecto de ley.
2. (used to address multiple people)
a. me dirijo a ustedes para decirles (plural)
I am writing this letter to tell you that I won't be able to work this year during my holiday break.Me dirijo a ustedes para decirles que no podré trabajar este año durante mis vacaciones.
b. les escribo esta carta para decirles (plural)
I am writing this letter to tell you how happy I am at college.Les escribo esta carta para decirles lo feliz que estoy en la universidad.
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