- He still hopes/is still hoping for a letter from her.
- I had a letter from the people who used to own the corner shop.
- After a year's silence (ie a year during which she didn't write), I got a letter from her.
- I received a nasty surprise in the shape of a letter from the taxman.
- We are expecting a letter from her.
- She was giggling at a letter from a boy.
- I haven't received a letter from him yet.
- I got a letter from my sister this morning.