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    when you play music using a loudspeaker.....

    would you say: through the loudspeaker or by the loudspeaker?

    thankyou

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    Re: when you play music using a loudspeaker.....

    'Over the Tannoy/PA/speakers' (I think 'Tannoy' is probably a trade name, but it's used for any [usually not very good - I imagine the corporate lawyers at Tannoy Inc. aren't too pleased ] public address system).

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    Re: when you play music using a loudspeaker.....

    thanks a lot so the sentensce should be:

    playing his music over the loudspeaker

    ?
    thanks again

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    Re: when you play music using a loudspeaker.....

    Quote Originally Posted by minnie2007 View Post
    thanks a lot so the sentensce should be:

    playing his music over the [loud]speakers

    ?
    thanks again
    You don't really need the "loud-" (though it's not wrong). And in many contexts you wouldn't use the article; only include it if the context refers to the record player (or other sound system) as a whole:

    He usually plays his music through speakers.

    But

    Usually he listens to his music through headphones, but when he has visitors he plays it through the speakers.




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    Re: when you play music using a loudspeaker.....

    I see

    ...so through not over?

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    Re: when you play music using a loudspeaker.....

    Either.

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