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    usage of with regarding job

    1. I am with (company name).
    2. I work with (company name).

    My friend opines that the above examples illustrates that a person (I) works in association (some form of partnership in a project etc.) with the company.

    My questions are

    1. Is his opinion correct ?
    2. What does the following example means ?

    one of the meaning of : with

    In the membership or employment of: plays with a jazz band; is with a
    publishing company.

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    Re: usage of with regarding job

    Quote Originally Posted by venkatasu View Post
    1. I am with (company name).
    2. I work with (company name).

    My friend opines that the above examples illustrates that a person (I) works in association (some form of partnership in a project etc.) with the company.

    My questions are

    1. Is his opinion correct ?
    2. What does the following example means ?

    one of the meaning of : with

    In the membership or employment of: plays with a jazz band; is with a
    publishing company.

    source - thefreedictionary.com
    Hi venkatasu
    I am with (company name). I would say that this means that the person is employed directly by the company.
    2. I work with (company name). This could mean that the person is working on a sort of partnership/project with the company, as your friend has said.

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    Re: usage of with regarding job

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Hi venkatasu
    I am with (company name). I would say that this means that the person is employed directly by the company.
    2. I work with (company name). This could mean that the person is working on a sort of partnership/project with the company, as your friend has said.
    Thanks for your quick reply.

    I go with you.

    But my friend says the context of usage of 'with' in the first example is wrong.

    His opinion is both examples convey the same meaning i.e working in association. I welcome further discussion in this regard.

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    Re: usage of with regarding job

    Quote Originally Posted by venkatasu View Post
    Thanks for your quick reply.

    I go with you.

    But my friend says the context of usage of 'with' in the first example is wrong.

    His opinion is both examples convey the same meaning i.e working in association. I welcome further discussion in this regard.
    I think that to say, "I am with a company" is widely used to say that one works for or represents that company. For example:
    "Good morning, I am with XYZ Associates, I wonder if you have a few minutes to spare to discuss our advertising campaign"

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    Re: usage of with regarding job

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I think that to say, "I am with a company" is widely used to say that one works for or represents that company. For example:
    "Good morning, I am with XYZ Associates, I wonder if you have a few minutes to spare to discuss our advertising campaign"
    Thank you Bhaisahab. I agree with you. I also request senior teachers to throw some light in this regard.

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    Re: usage of with regarding job

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    I think that to say, "I am with a company" is widely used to say that one works for or represents that company. For example:
    "Good morning, I am with XYZ Associates, I wonder if you have a few minutes to spare to discuss our advertising campaign"
    Senior teachers and members I would like to know the difference between the two sentences.

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