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    Smile Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    In one Celtic myth, the oak king and the holly king oppose each other in their desire to rule the forest... Their battle takes place every year with the changing/change of the seasons.


    To begin with, what does "with" mean in the above?
    Second, do both changing and change fit in the above? If not, why not? Thanks.

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    Default Re: Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    In one Celtic myth, the oak king and the holly king oppose each other in their desire to rule the forest... Their battle takes place every year with the changing/change of the seasons.


    To begin with, what does "with" mean in the above? "with" means 'at the time of'. The geese return with the coming of Spring.
    Second, do both changing and change fit in the above? Yes. If not, why not? Thanks.
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    Default Re: Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    Thanks, 2006.
    Just to make sure, are there marginal differences between "changing" and "change" in the above?

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    Default Re: Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, 2006.
    Just to make sure, are there marginal differences between "changing" and "change" in the above?
    There are no differences (in meaning); everyone knows that the (change)(changing) of the seasons occurs gradually.

    change, n...the act, process or result of changing

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    Default Re: Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    Thanks, 2006.

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    Thumbs down Re: Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    The word amplitude is used in what context

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    Default Re: Their battle takes place every year with the changing of the seasons.

    Quote Originally Posted by zakariyacrcq View Post
    The word amplitude is used in what context
    Welcome to the forums.

    Please start a new thread for a new question. This does not seem to relate to the original thread.

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