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    I need signatures for/from the paralegal department

    I have a document that needs to be signed by various departments at my work. This is a new job for me, so as I'm walking around the office building, I ask my colleagues this:

    "Hello, sorry about bothering you but, I'm trying to get signatures from the Paralegal department."

    VS

    "Hello, sorry to bother you but, I'm trying to get signatures for/from these two departments." - I'm saying this as I point to the blank signature lines on the document.

    Is the 1st sentence? But what about the 2nd sentence.

    Thank you!

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    Re: I need signatures for/from the paralegal department

    In the first, I would use sorry for bothering you. In the second I would use from​. Then both would be fine for me.

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    Re: I need signatures for/from the paralegal department

    I know you're saying that, Batman, and not writing it, but there should be no comma after 'but'. In speech you wouldn't pause after 'but'.

    PS. Great title!

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    Re: I need signatures for/from the paralegal department

    What about a comma before but?

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    Re: I need signatures for/from the paralegal department

    That would be fine.

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    Re: I need signatures for/from the paralegal department

    Sorry- I missed the comma. I would place it before but too.

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