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    Smile One child made the snowman's arms from/with sticks.

    One child made the snowman's arms from/with sticks.


    Do both from and with fit in the above and mean about the same? Thanks.


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    Re: One child made the snowman's arms from/with sticks.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    One child made the snowman's arms from/with sticks.


    Do both from and with fit in the above and mean about the same? Thanks.

    Oh, good one...I would go with "with" because "from" carries the connotation that the sticks were worked or fashioned in some way in order to make arms. "With" suggests that the child just stuck sticks where the arms should be.
    Honestly, though, they are both fine

    Fiona

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    Re: One child made the snowman's arms from/with sticks.

    Thanks, Fiona.
    Got it!

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