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    James Steele Guest

    Unhappy Usage of in and with.

    I wrote: I seldom talk to my friends with English.
    My teacher said I was wrong.
    He corrected me: ...talk to my friends in English.

    Is he right? Why am I wrong?

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    Re: Usage of in and with.

    Quote Originally Posted by James Steele View Post
    I wrote: I seldom talk to my friends with English.
    My teacher said I was wrong.
    He corrected me: ...talk to my friends in English.

    Is he right? Why am I wrong?
    ... talk to Mary
    ... talk with Mary
    ... talk about Mary
    ... talk in (a language) French/ low whisper

    Best of luck

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