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I am writing a formal email to thank the employer for reviewing my application:

I am thankful to you for your time and patience to review my application.

But the Grammarly tool corrected me:

I am thankful to you for your time and patience in reviewing my application.

I am still doubtful. I am not satisfied with the internet search. Please help.

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    (1) is incorrect. 'I am thankful to you for the time you have taken to review my application, and for your patience' works. But (2) is crisper. Jun 13, 2020 at 18:28
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    "I am thankful to you" is not particularly idiomatic. How about simply stating, "Thank you for your time and patience in reviewing my application"? Jun 13, 2020 at 19:10

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Use "in reviewing" because your main sentence is present tense through the start of "I am...." A good way to compare is to really make it obvious by stating "I am presently thankful...because of your present review." It would be a weirder context if you were to say "I am presently thankful...because of your future review."

This is for a resume, so signal to your reviewer that you expect that the application has already been reviewed.

However, I would still revise the sentence all together. Refer to Mark Hubbard's explanation and suggestion.

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