"In Regard To" Versus "In Regards To"
Jackie H. asked, "Is it correct to say 'In regards to...' or 'In regard to...'? I have used 'regards' for many years and now my boss has informed me that it is incorrect to say 'regards.' Yet, I see and hear it all the time."
The correct phrase is "in regard to." You may be confused because "as regards" is another way to introduce a topic.
Many people believe both phrases are unnecessary business jargon. Better options, depending on the particular sentence, include "concerning," "regarding," "about," "in," and "with."
This letter is in regard to your message dated January 5. (correct)
This letter concerns your message dated January 5. (better)
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