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    If my friend sent greetings to me by someone should I say " He sent me his regards" or should I say " I received his regards through another friend"?
    which is right?

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    "Send regards" is pretty much a fixed expression. "Receive regards" just doesn't sound English, though grammatically it's okay, and people would understand."

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveydovey View Post
    If my friend sent greetings to me by someone should I say " He sent me his regards" or should I say " I received his regards through another friend"?
    which is right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by loveydovey View Post
    If my friend sent greetings to me by someone should I say " He sent me his regards" or should I say " I received his regards through another friend"?
    which is right?
    It really doesn't matter how you got the message... the important thing is that he sent his regards to you. By saying 'he sent me his regards' you are acknowledging that you received his best wishes!

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