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    Exclamation be excited with or be excited by

    Hello

    please tell me is there any difference bewteen "be excited with sth" and "be excited by sth" as i do see people replace "with" instead of "by" sometimes.


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    Re: be excited with or be excited by

    Quote Originally Posted by shinji002 View Post
    Hello

    Please tell me is there any difference between "be excited with something" and "be excited by something", as I do see people replace "with" with "by" sometimes.


    Thanks
    Context is all important.

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    Re: be excited with or be excited by

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Context is all important.
    Thank you bhaisaha

    Here is Context of "excited by":

    Scientists excited by Big Bang machine experiments.

    and followed with "excited with":

    People are excited with new Gadgets.




    I wonder whether it's ok to say
    "Scientists excited with Big Bang machine experiments."
    "People are excited by new Gadgets."

    If "excited with/by" are able to be replaced with each other in the situation above, when they can not do that? could you show me some examples and tell me why they can not do that.

    thank you

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