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Vocabulary lesson – regard / regardless / regards

Three similar words with very different meanings.

regard (v formal) = have an opinion about a person or thing

‘James regards ballet to be the most beautiful dance.’

‘Do you regard a university education to be valuable?’

regardless (adv) = not affected by something

‘I am going on holidays regardless of how much work I have at the office.’

‘Ken thinks he’s going to fail the test regardless of how much he studies.’

regards (n) = used for greeting people

‘Give your mother my regards when you see her.’





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