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    Default with regard to vs in regard of

    Hi teacher~

    please give me some advice.

    Is there a difference among the three idioms?

    1. in regard of
    2. with regard to
    3. in regard to

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    Default Re: with regard to vs in regard of

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi teacher~

    please give me some advice.

    Is there a difference among the three idioms?

    1. in regard of
    2. with regard to
    3. in regard to
    1. is incorrect. 2 and 3 are interchangeable. 'in respect of'/'in relation to'/'as regards' - 3 more makes 5 so take your pick! 'relating to'/'in connection with' - make that 7. I see them all! Every day.

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    Default Re: with regard to vs in regard of

    in/with regard to somebody/something
    (formal) concerning somebody/something

    a country's laws in regard to human rights
    The company's position with regard to overtime is made clear in their contracts.

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    Default Re: with regard to vs in regard of

    Quote Originally Posted by Elemoi View Post
    in/with regard to somebody/something
    (formal) concerning somebody/something

    a country's laws in regard to human rights
    The company's position with regard to overtime is made clear in their contracts.
    I should say I was bit slack in suggesting all 7 are interchangeable. 2 in 3 in the examples were and as for the 5 I added, they are more or less interchangeable although I might withdraw 'in connection with' as its use is slightly different.

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