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The difference between " according to" and " regarding" I want to know the difference between " according to " and " regarding" in a conversational English.
Jan 13, 2012 4:23 PM
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"According to" is used to refer to something, whether a belief, idea, or account of events, as it was expressed by somebody else. E.g. "According to our teacher, that is the correct answer." In this case, the answer may or may not have actually been correct, but in the teacher's eyes, or according to the teacher, it was. "Regarding" is simply used to bring your audience's attention to something. It literally means "regarding" in that sense. E.g. "Regarding last night's homework, I was made aware that a few of you did not complete your assignments." E.g. "She had no idea what to do regarding the predicament."
January 13, 2012
aki
Language Skills
English, Japanese
Learning Language
English