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    #1

    "play" "play with"

    What is the differences between " play" and "play with" ?
    How can i choose in different sentences?

    thx


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    Re: "play" "play with"

    Quote Originally Posted by kelvin123 View Post
    What is the differences between " play" and "play with" ?
    How can i choose in different sentences?

    thx
    Just use "play with" when you want to indicate that one person is accompanying another person. The same goes for plural - people.

    She's playing the piano.

    She's playing piano with the band tonight.

    She plays the lottery every week. - I don't think it's possible to use "with" here.

    Maybe someone else can come up with more examples.

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    #3

    Re: "play" "play with"

    I dont understand.

    for example,
    "do not play with fire."
    This sentence needs the word "with"
    H
    ow can I choose?


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    Re: "play" "play with"

    Quote Originally Posted by kelvin123 View Post
    I dont understand.

    for example,
    "do not play with fire."
    This sentence needs the word "with"
    H
    ow can I choose?
    They're playing "Fire". That's one of my favorite Hendrix songs.

    Don't play with fire. - Be careful with this person or don't do this because there could be a negative consequence.

    This expression can be understood both literally and figuratively.

    Don't play with fire! You'll hurt yourself! Be careful!

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    #5

    Re: "play" "play with"

    Quote Originally Posted by kelvin123 View Post
    I dont understand.

    for example,
    "do not play with fire."
    This sentence needs the word "with"
    H
    ow can I choose?
    yes, it does.

    go to :
    play - definition of play by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.


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    Re: "play" "play with"

    Where's the one who speaks double Dutch? gone forever?

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