This three-part series of articles is designed to get the trouble out of the way once and for all. Part three is about the Fa' (ف) and the tenses.
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Writing formal letters and emails in Arabic is not difficult: Sentences and expressions for the last parts of a letter.
What's the function of وَ in the saying: كُلُّ عامٍ وَأَنْتُمْ بِخَيْرٍ? It is a dubious one. Most grammarians say that you don't need the وَ and that it would be of better Arabic style to skip it! Let's see why.