<rule id="IN_REGARD_TO" name="in regards to (regarding, with regard to)"> <pattern> <token>in</token> <token>regards</token> <token regexp="yes">to|of</token> </pattern> <message>Use simply <suggestion>regarding</suggestion> or <suggestion>with regard to</suggestion>.</message> <short>Nonstandard phrase</short> <example correction="regarding|with regard to">Please be aware of the following changes <marker>in regards to</marker> this program.</example> <example>Please be aware of the following changes in this program.</example> </rule>
… should also include another suggestion: in regard to.
Note that this rule overlaps with others placed later in the xml:
- rulegroup id=“IN_REGARD_OR_REGARDS_TO”
- rule id=“WITH_REFERENCE_OR_REGARD_TO” (The ID contradicts the rule: “in”, not “with”.)