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    laugh at, about or with?

    I know you use 'laugh at' when you want to express 'to make fun of someone'. You also say: laugh at jokes, but can you also use the preposition 'with' e.g. She laughed with my story? I would be grateful if you could give me the right answer

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    Re: laugh at, about or with?

    Quote Originally Posted by Edithe View Post
    I know you use 'laugh at' when you want to express 'to make fun of someone'. You also say: laugh at jokes, but can you also use the preposition 'with' e.g. She laughed with my story? I would be grateful if you could give me the right answer
    Welcome to the forums. No, "she laughed with my story" is not correct, it should be "at". You could say "she laughed with me (at the story)."

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    Re: laugh at, about or with?

    ... although of course you can laugh with someone if they're laughing too (about the same thing).

    b

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