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    #1

    protect the environment WITH using the least amount of resources

    Following is a sentence from one of my IELTS books:
    By collaborating with each other, countries are able to protect the global environment with using the least amount of resources.
    Does the sentence sound natural to you? Would replacing 'with' by 'by' improve the sentence? Could you modify the sentence to make it sound better?
    Thanks a lot.
    Please notify me of any mistakes in my posts. It is much appreciated.

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    Re: protect the environment WITH using the least amount of resources

    I think 'with' can simply be omitted and 'using' will then be a participle, but I don't know whether it sounds better.

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    Re: protect the environment WITH using the least amount of resources

    "By" is correct. "With" is incorrect.

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