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    Do I use "may, against and to this aim, " correctly?

    Hi,

    Question1:
    Do I use "to this aim, " correctly?
    Question2:
    Do I use "may" correctly?
    Question3:
    Do I use "against" correctly?

    Sentence:
    I am seeking an opportunity to join an employer who can benefit from my expertise. To this aim, I have attached my CV for your review against any entry-level positions you may have.

    thanks

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    Re: Do I use "may, against and to this aim, " correctly?

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question1:
    Do I use "to this aim, " correctly?
    Question2:
    Do I use "may" correctly?
    Question3:
    Do I use "against" correctly?

    Sentence:
    I am seeking an opportunity to join an employer who can benefit from my expertise. To this aim, I have attached my CV for your review against any entry-level positions you may have.

    thanks
    1) "To this aim" - I would use "To this end" or "In view of that"
    2) "Against" - I would use "for"
    3) "May" - that's fine.

    My version of your letter would probably be: "I am seeking an opportunity to join a company which can benefit from my expertise. Your company stands out to me as an excellent potential employer.

    I have, therefore, attached my CV for your perusal. Please consider me for any entry-level positions/vacancies you may have now or in the near future.

    Thank you for your attention.

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    Re: Do I use "may, against and to this aim, " correctly?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    1) "To this aim" - I would use "To this end" or "In view of that"
    2) "Against" - I would use "for"
    3) "May" - that's fine.

    My version of your letter would probably be: "I am seeking an opportunity to join a company which can benefit from my expertise. Your company stands out to me as an excellent potential employer.

    I have, therefore, attached my CV for your perusal. Please consider me for any entry-level positions/vacancies you may have now or in the near future.

    Thank you for your attention.

    Hi,

    In my original sentence,

    any difference between using In view of that and in view of this?

    thanks

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