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Autor:  Marcio Osorio
E-mail:  rec165701@yahoo.com.br
Data:  06/FEV/2006 10:42 PM
Assunto:  2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a
Mensagem:  Yes, I could.

USAGE NOTE   Regard is traditionally used in the singular in the phrase in regard (not in regards) to. Regarding and as regards are also standard [...] [http://www.answers.com/regard]

regarding, as regards, in regard(s) to, with regard(s) to
In and with regard to, regarding, and as regards are all Standard, synonymous prepositions [...] [http://www.bartleby.com/68/49/5049.html]

It seems that we can use any of these prepositions interchangeably, but I have a hunch they likely will come up more in formal than in informal conversation.

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a  –  Chiko Sanchez  06/FEV/2006, 11:31 AM
2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a  –  Breno  06/FEV/2006, 12:06 PM
2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a  –  Chiko Sanchez  06/FEV/2006, 12:48 PM
2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a  –  Márcio Osório  06/FEV/2006, 3:49 PM
2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a  –  Chiko Sanchez  06/FEV/2006, 4:14 PM
 2 doubts: "following" and "due to&a  –  Marcio Osorio  06/FEV/2006, 10:42 PM

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