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    With or by

    Hello!

    How to say correctly: I can break a brick by my hand or I can break a brick with my hand? Thank you!

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    Re: With or by

    "I can break a brick with my hand" would be the normal way to say this.
    You could also say "I can break a brick by using my hand", but that would be a relatively clumsy way of expressing it.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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    Re: With or by

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    "I can break a brick with my hand" would be the normal way to say this.
    You could also say "I can break a brick by using my hand", but that would be a relatively clumsy way of expressing it.
    Thanks a lot, Grumpy. Have a nice day!

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