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    #1

    I go to school with bus/taxi.

    I go to school by bus.
    I go to school with bus/taxi.

    Hi,
    Why can't "with" work in the above context?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: I go to school with bus/taxi.

    It's just not the natural preposition in English.

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    #3

    Re: I go to school with bus/taxi.

    You just have to learn/memorise some prepositions in English.

    I go to work by bus.
    I go to work by taxi.
    I go to work by train.
    I go to work on foot.
    I go to work with a friend.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I go to school with bus/taxi.

    There is often no apparent reasons for selection of prepositions. For example, speakers of English watch things on television, speakers of French watch things at the television, and speakers of German watch things in the television. As ems said, learners just have to learn/memorise them.

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