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    How to write the following

    Hi,
    Suppose I have to bank accounts. One of them has 100$ and the other has 200$. And I want to write a letter to an institution to tell them the total balance in both accounts, which is 300$. And I want to say that my account was active with transactions, something like "Transactionally active".
    Should I say it this way,

    1- I wanted to denote that the total balance in both my USD and MVR accounts had 300 during the last 3 months.

    2- My bank account for the last 3 months was transactionally active.

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    Re: How to write the following

    How many of the accounts were active?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to write the following

    Both.

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    Re: How to write the following

    Quote Originally Posted by Eslam Elbyaly View Post
    Hi,
    Suppose I have totwo bank accounts. One of them has 100$ and the other has 200$. And I want to write a letter to an institution to tell them the total balance in both accounts, which is 300$. And I want to say that my account was active with transactions, something like "Transactionally active".
    Should I say it this way,

    1- I wanted to denote tell them that the total balance in both my USD and MVR accounts had 300 during the last 3 months.
    What do you mean by USD and MVR accounts? If the accounts are active, I think the amount would not be fixed.

    2- My bank account for the last 3 months was transactionally active.
    This is to inform you that I have a total balance of xxx in my two bank accounts. Please refer to the copies of the bank statements attached.
    (The bank statements of your accounts would be self-explanatory)
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: How to write the following

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    This is to inform you that I have a total balance of xxx in my two bank accounts.
    Is not there a chance they think that each account has 300$?

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    Re: How to write the following

    Quote Originally Posted by Eslam Elbyaly View Post
    Is not there Isn't there/Is there not a chance they will think that each account has 300$?
    You can get around that by saying "The combined balance of the two accounts is/was $300 [on + date]". If both the accounts were active, it is very unlikely that the balances remained stuck at $100 and $200 for an extended period, so you need to tell them the date of the balance(s).
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to write the following

    Quote Originally Posted by Eslam Elbyaly View Post
    Is not there a chance they think that each account has 300$?
    "Total" is the combined amounts from the two accounts. As I said, the bank statements would tell everything.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: How to write the following

    Quote Originally Posted by tedmc View Post
    "Total" is the combined amounts from the two accounts. As I said, the bank statements would tell everything.
    That's true but the OP made no mention of including/enclosing/attaching bank statements.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: How to write the following

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    That's true but the OP made no mention of including/enclosing/attaching bank statements.
    I think that is also the only way to prove that an account is active.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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    Re: How to write the following

    It's also the only way to prove what the balance was. I doubt any institution would simply take someone's word for it.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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