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    #1

    in accordance with sb's research

    I am wondering whether it is correct to say "In accordance with sb's research young people are learning languages quickly." I heard that "in accordance with" is used in law, rather in theses. I've got a confusion because I don't want to use "According to". Are there other expressions to say "According to"? ;) Thank you in advance

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    Re: in accordance with sb's research

    It's not correct.

    According to so-and-so's research...

    So-and-so's research shows that...

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    #3

    Re: in accordance with sb's research

    Quote Originally Posted by bartdebsky View Post
    I heard that "in accordance with" is used in law, rather in theses.
    You were misinformed. Any reasonable dictionary will tell you the difference between in accordance with and according to.

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