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for your reference

I'm thinking about that what ones should be correct.

  1. There is the latest update for your reference.

  2. There is the latest update to your reference.

  3. There are the latest update for your reference.

  4. There are the latest update to your reference.

I have no idea which ones should be correct.

Comments

  • DavidCrosbieDavidCrosbie ✭✭✭

    There
    It's hard to think of a context where you would write this — except perhaps as a an explanation of something previously written.
    We do have some evidence for this. There is the latest update...

    In speech, it could be said while pointing to a document.
    There is the latest update...

    You could say
    Here is the latest update
    While holding the document.

    In writing, it would be more natural to note
    I enclose/attach the latest upgrade
    Please find enclosed/attached the latest upgrade

    the latest update
    Update is a SINGULAR form, and it is always singular in meaning.
    You could write
    Here are the updates (PLURAL form)
    or
    Here are the team (SINGULAR form but plural meaning)
    but not
    Here are the update

    update for your reference
    This means 'update of what I've just mentioned, which I'm providing so that you can refer to it'

    update to your reference
    This means
    'updated version of the reference that you provided'
    or
    'updated version of the reference which somebody provided for you'

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