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    jazzy1 is offline Newbie
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    by car /with car

    Hi!

    I was wondering if 'by' is the only prepositions used when you want to say e.g.: "I was driving by car for two hours yesterday. "
    Is it possible to say also "with car"?

    Thanks for the reply!

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    Re: by car /with car

    No, it's not possible.

    I went by car.
    I went by train.
    I went by air.
    I went on foot.

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    Re: by car /with car

    Hi there

    other prepositions you can use

    "I went to Los Angeles in my car, it took two hours"

    We don't say "with car" ....we use "by " in this context.



    Deborah

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    mykwyner is offline Key Member
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    Re: by car /with car

    Quote Originally Posted by Clare James View Post
    No, it's not possible.

    I went by car.
    I went by train.
    I went by air.
    I went on foot.
    You could also use more direct, action verbs.

    I drove my car.
    I rode in Bob's car.
    I rode a train.
    I flew.
    I walked.

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