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"With regard to" is a phrase which is often translated as "con respecto a", and "according to" is a preposition which is often translated as "según". Learn more about the difference between "with regard to" and "according to" below.
with regard to
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. con respecto a
I am writing you with regard to your relationship with my brother.Le escribo con respecto a su relación con mi hermano.
b. en relación con
However, with regard to my marital status, I plan on being married in May.Sin embargo, en relación con mi estado civil, planeo casarme en mayo.
c. en relación a
I don't know what to do with regard to my grades in this class.No sé qué hacer en relación a mis calificaciones en esta clase.
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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. (in accordance with)
a. según
According to the doctor, you have to rest.Según el médico, tienes que descansar.
b. conforme a
All the food has been prepared according to the dietary restrictions of the group.Toda la comida se ha preparado conforme a las restricciones alimenticias del grupo.
c. de acuerdo con
We don't have another day off until May, according to the calendar.No volvemos a tener otro día libre hasta mayo, de acuerdo con el calendario.
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