Yes we can. In this case, "with" means "by means of" and "by" would be a good substitute. :wink:Originally Posted by AUTOMOON
Here is the sentence at issue:
A parallel sentence creates a symmetry--a noticeable and delibrerate symmetry--achieved with parallel structure and often with repetition of key vocabulary.
Can we replace the word with with by? And why?[/b]
They have a similar meaning here. Of the two, I'd say 'by' makes for a stronger link.