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    #1

    which acts like an intermediary.

    Could you please check the following?

    I would like to open a checking bank account. My parents are going to transfer money for me here. Because we can't do that directly, we have/get someone do that for us, which acts like an intermediary.

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    #2

    Re: which acts like an intermediary.

    if you use get, use get someone to do that for us. I would use who acts not which acts.

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    #3

    Re: which acts like an intermediary.

    I don't think "bank" is necessary in the first sentence. In BrE, it would be "I would like to open a current account". I believe that AmE would use "I would like to open a checking account".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: which acts like an intermediary.

    I would like to open a checking account. My parents are going to transfer money for me here. Because we can't do that directly, we have to get someone to do that for us, who acts like an intermediary.

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    #5

    Re: which acts like an intermediary.

    Almost perfect now. But "acts as an intermediary" is much better. If you use "acts like" it seems that the person is only pretending to be an intermediary.
    Last edited by probus; 25-Aug-2019 at 02:56. Reason: Typo

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