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    During a phone call, the sentences given below, do they mean the same ? (formal conversation)
    "I am calling with regard to my offer (proposal), submitted aerlier."
    "I am calling in reference to my offer (proposal), submitted aerlier."

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    Default Re: in reference to, with regard to

    Yes, they do.
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    Default Re: in reference to, with regard to

    They are the same. Also, in AE, we often say "in regards to." I'm not sure how correct it is to a language purist, but you'll hear it fairly often nevertheless.


    (not a teacher, just a language lover)

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    Default Re: in reference to, with regard to

    Quote Originally Posted by Pierce111 View Post
    During a phone call, the sentences given below, do they mean the same ? (formal conversation)
    "I am calling with regard to my offer (proposal), submitted aerlier."
    "I am calling in reference to my offer (proposal), submitted aerlier."
    It's "earlier".

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