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Examples of regardless in a Sentence
the weather looked bad, but they were resolved to go on with their picnic regardless
Recent Examples of regardless from the Web
But the Tigers will take this version of Zimmermann 10 times out of 10, trade value regardless, a version which nearly threw the Tigers’ first complete game this season.
People with more mild cases of psoriasis may be able to get by with over-the-counter treatments, including topical steroids, anti-dandruff shampoos, and coal tar — but Dr. Iyer recommends seeing a dermatologist for guidance regardless.
But another, former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg, said he was not given that option and, regardless, preferred to enter and exit in full view of reporters.
Kogan, too, may have merited closer scrutiny regardless, especially in the context of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Louisville may continue to set its lineup on a game-by-game basis, but regardless, the Cards are minus-five total over their five biggest games of the season, three of them losses.
And regardless, this is decidedly a shift in practice.
But regardless, Apple was for some reason blocking Telegram iOS updates from as far back as March from going out worldwide, and not just for users in Russia.
But the party may be susceptible to cranks like Blankenship regardless.
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When Should You Use regardless?
Regardless is rather simply derived from the noun regard (meaning "attention" or "concern") plus -less - nothing too shocking about that. But poor regardless became embroiled in a usage scandal through no fault of its own when people began using irregardless as its synonym (probably blending irrespective and regardless). Irregardless originated in dialectal American speech in the early 20th century, and usage commentators have been decrying it since the 1920s, often declaring "there is no such word." Irregardless does exist, of course, but it tends to be used primarily in speech and it is still considered nonstandard. Regardless is greatly preferred.
REGARDLESS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of regardless for English Language Learners
: in spite of difficulty, trouble, etc. : without being stopped by difficulty, trouble, etc.
REGARDLESS Defined for Kids
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