With or In Regard To

Are you confused if you should use 'with' or 'in' with 'regards to?' In this lesson, we will learn which is correct and can be used.

"With" or "In regard to" in the English grammar

Which One Should Be Used?

Both 'with regard to' and 'in regard to' are correct and can be used. Both can be used to mean 'regarding.'

With regard to

'With regard to*' is used to convey 'concerning' or 'regarding.' It is more common than its other form 'in regard to.' Have a look:

With regard to your mother, I hope she gets better soon.

With regard to recent events, the parade needs to be cancelled.

In regard to

'In regard to' is also used to mean 'regarding' and 'concerning.' 'In regard to' is correct but it is less common than 'with regarding to.'

In regard to terrorism, we need to set strict rules.

He said he has nothing to say in regard to the incident.

Tip!

'In regard to' and 'with regards to' with the s connected to 'regard' is a common case of misspelling. They are incorrect forms but are often mistaken by even natives.

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