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If the 120V receptacle is a simplex (single) receptacle just replace it with a duplex. You can share it with the washer. This assumes the cord from the dryer will reach. If you are unsure of how to do this please comment back.
Rather than my making too many assumptions, I will say only that having the fuel-air mixture a bit wrong can cause flame ignition problems. Also, if the ignitor is poorly positioned or the gas flow to the ignitor is impeded in some way, that can also cause flame ignition problems.
This is not necessarily a thermocouple or a gas valve problem, but possibly just a matter of cleaning or adjustment. Thermocouples generate an extremely weak current which can just barely hold the gas valve open under normal circumstances. If you recently replaced your thermocouple, odds are good there is a tiny bit of contamination between the new ...
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