By or With? What’s the Difference?
Updated: Feb 20
Do you write by a pen or with a pen? Do you learn English by watching or with watching English lessons online?
If you're not sure which to use, don't worry! I have the answer for you.
Use by with verbs ending in ing.
Example: I learned English by reading lots of books.
You can also use by with some nouns, like transportation.
Example: He commutes an hour by train.
Use with before nouns that are tools.
Example: I write with a pen.
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