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    #1

    I want to get gas bill/account

    Hi,

    I want to get gas bill/account placed in/on my name.

    Which words and prepositions are more suitable? Or, is the sentence completely wrong?


    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: I want to get gas bill/account

    Is this what you're trying to say? I want to have this gas account transferred to me.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: I want to get gas bill/account

    I want to have this gas bill put in my name.
    Please put this gas bill in my name.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: I want to get gas bill/account

    If this is a request, use "I'd like" instead of "I want."

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    #5

    Re: I want to get gas bill/account

    How about this:
    I'd like to have the gas bill(s) in my name.

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