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  1. Newbie
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    #1

    have a reservation under or in the name of

    Hi,

    Which sentence is correct?

    1. I have a reservation under the name of Jones.

    2. I have a reservation in the name of Jones.

  2. bhaisahab's Avatar
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    #2

    Re: have a reservation under or in the name of

    I'd use #2.

  3. MikeNewYork's Avatar
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    #3

    Re: have a reservation under or in the name of

    Both would be correct in AmE.

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    #4

    Re: have a reservation under or in the name of

    You can use either. You can also say, "I have a reservation for Jones", or even "I have a reservation for 8pm - Jones."

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