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    Smile covered in / by/ with

    The whole countryside is covered (in / with / by) grass.

    Is there anything different in meaning among it/ with/ by ?

    Please... tell me...

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    Re: covered in / by/ with

    Say:
    The whole countryside is covered with grass.
    If you would say the countryside is covered by grass that would mean the grass did the covering. Something can be dipped into something or dunked into something, but you can't do that sort of thing with countryside.

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    Re: covered in / by/ with

    Thank you very much.
    I forgot my password.
    That' why I couldn't log in.
    But I have reactivated my ID and password now

    Thank you for your answering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee View Post
    Say:
    The whole countryside is covered with grass.
    If you would say the countryside is covered by grass that would mean the grass did the covering. Something can be dipped into something or dunked into something, but you can't do that sort of thing with countryside.

    ~R

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    Re: covered in / by/ with

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