The Competent Authority,

Subject: Application for the Commercial Meter

with due veneration and most humbly it is requested to your kind-self that I the undersigned being a representative of the Company is hereby applied for the commercial electricity meter. it is further requested that kindly issue directions to the concerned quarter for the subject purpose. Your timely favourable action in this regard will be highly solicited.

HR/Admin Manager Muhammad Saleem Bhatti Al-Ghani Group of Companies

  • what are your doubts? – JMP Aug 15 '17 at 6:16
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    The sentence-initial "with" is about the least of your problems in that paragraph. – curious-proofreader Aug 15 '17 at 6:17
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    If your purpose is a Monty Pythonesque parody of sounding like addressing the King of England circa 1750 while merely writing a request to the power company to get an electricity meter, then I give you an A for your humor attempt. – curious-proofreader Aug 15 '17 at 7:34
  • This is not a proof-reading site. – Kit Z. Fox Aug 15 '17 at 11:39
  • @curious-proofreader Look at the OP's name. It could be a genuine attempt by an Indian or Pakistani person. They do employ much more formality and obeisance to persons in authority than is the custom in western countries. – WS2 Aug 15 '17 at 15:43

With no choice but to answer the simplest way I say yes, you can start a sentence with, with.


With all due respect, I think you got the answer.


With adequate money, life can be so much easier.

To answer your question, yes.

The least you could do is to capitalize the first letter of the first word of every sentence.


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