Wednesday, May 15, 2013

regard/regards: Common Errors in English Usage Entry for Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Business English is deadly enough without scrambling it. “As regards your downsizing plan . . .” is acceptable, if stiff. “In regard to” and “with regard to” are also correct. But “in regards to” is nonstandard. You can also convey the same idea with “in respect to” or “with respect to.”

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