Yours truly

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Definition

Yours truly (end of letter): Yours sincerely, Cordially, Respectfully (end of letter)
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Yours truly is a common expression used at the end of a formal letter.

(Who paid the bill?) -Yours truly: (Who paid the bill?) -I did, Me
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Yours truly is also used to refer to oneself:

-Who will be hosting the party? -Yours truly! I will!

Examples

  • "By the way Susie, I am more than impressed with your business acumen - perhaps you should be working in the sales department alongside yours truly."
  • "Yours very truly Bruno Delavigne"
  • "You may even get the chance to see me perform, as I have been given a part in the film. Who knows - this could be the beginning of an acting career for yours truly!"
  • "Yours truly Gymglish"

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