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"Concerning" is a preposition which is often translated as "con respecto a", and "regarding" is a preposition which is also often translated as "con respecto a". Learn more about the difference between "concerning" and "regarding" below.
concerning(
kuhn
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suhr
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nihng
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (with regard to)
a. con respecto a
The president delivered a speech concerning the terrorist attacks and the threat of war.El presidente dio un discurso con respecto a los ataques terroristas y la amenaza de guerra.
b. en relación con
I will only answer questions concerning my last novel, not my private life.Solo voy a responder preguntas en relación con mi última novela, no sobre mi vida privada.
c. con relación a
I have a question concerning the position of adverbs in the sentence.Tengo una pregunta con relación a la posición de los adverbios en la oración.
2. (about)
a. sobre
The confessions of the serial killer intensified the debate concerning the death penalty.Las confesiones del asesino en serie dispararon el debate sobre la pena de muerte.
b. acerca de
The rumors concerning our divorce are false and unfounded.Los rumores acerca de nuestro divorcio son falsos e infundados.
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regarding(
rih
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gar
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dihng
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (concerning)
a. con respecto a
They'll make a statement regarding this matter.Van a hacer una declaración con respecto a este asunto.
b. en relación con
We have already heard the news regarding the elections.Ya escuchamos las noticias en relación con las elecciones.
c. en cuanto a
I noticed his lack of interest regarding the subject of money.Noté su falta de interés en cuanto al tema de dinero.
d. por lo que respecta a
Regarding the administrative side of things, they will take care of that.Por lo que respecta a la parte administrativa, se encargarán ellos.
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