2) The correct choice is B.
"In accordance with" is used to express compliance with authority or regulations. It means "in conformity with" or "in compliance with"
"I filled out the form in accordance with the directions."
- What the directions tell me to do
"In accordance with your syllabus, I am hereby submitting a Withdraw request before September 30."
- How the syllabus instructs me to proceed
"The Palestinian pilgrims did not re-enter, in accordance with the requirements of the military authorities."
- What the authorities have ordered
"According to" is used to attribute words to someone. It means "the words that someone has spoken or written."
"According to this syllabus, I have until September 30 to withdraw."
- What the syllabus says
"I am supposed to use blue or black ink on this form, according to the directions."
- Quoting the words of the directions
"According to the military authorities, the Palestinian pilgrims did not re-enter."
- Quoting the military spokesman
"According to the military spokesman (what the man said), the pilgrims would not be allowed to re-enter, in accordance with the regulations (in compliance with the rules.)
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