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    #1

    by/with

    Dear teachers,
    Which preposition is correct in the follwoing sentence?
    I go to work with/by my own car.
    Thanks

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    Re: by/with

    Quote Originally Posted by mehdihas View Post
    Dear teachers,
    Which preposition is correct in the follwoing sentence?
    I go to work with/by my own car.
    Thanks
    Either is understandable but in AmE you won't hear "by" as in your post. "With" is OK but so is "in". You might also hear "I go to work by car", but it does not convey the meaning that it is the person's own car.

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    Re: by/with

    In BrE we would tend to say "I go to work in my own car".

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