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Re: In regard with/to

Posted by Smokey Stover on April 10, 2008 at 15:21:

In Reply to: In regard with/to posted by Rodica on April 10, 2008 at 10:57:

: Could you explain me the meaning and use of regarding, 'in regard with/to'?

"In regard to..." is correct. A "regard" is a look, so "In regard to" means, approximately, "looking at," "regarding," or "with reference to."
with reference to." In that respect it is similar to "In respect to...," which means, approximately, "in looking at...," "in regard to," or "in relation to."

The correct use of prepositions is tricky, but many dictionaries supply examples or usage notes. Besides the very voluminous Oxford English Dictionary, you might find especially useful the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. Its usage notes are among the best.
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