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    nado92 is offline Member
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    Default connect to \ connect with

    what is the difference between connect to \ connect with ?
    This road connects Cairo[ to with ] Alexandria.

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    Default Re: connect to \ connect with

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    what is the difference between connect to \ connect with ?
    This road connects Cairo[ to with ] Alexandria.
    They mean the same thing. I would use "connects with" since "connects to" implies a more literal connection, but the difference is very slight. Either one would be accepted without a problem.

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    Exclamation Re: connect to \ connect with

    Quote Originally Posted by kfredson View Post
    They mean the same thing. I would use "connects with" since "connects to" implies a more literal connection, but the difference is very slight. Either one would be accepted without a problem.
    I agree. It is a matter of preference. We tend to use connect with, when using names (of persons/places)and connect to for things other than names: as:
    John and Mary were connected with each other during the meeting.
    This tunnel connects England with France.
    Please connect this end of the pipe to the input point of tap.

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