Where should I use “BY” and “WITH”

Where to use “BY” and “WITH”


Both prepositions tell how the work is done.

But there is a difference

For example,

“By” comes before (ing form)

For example
They improved their fluency BY speaking

You can cook a delicious cake, BY adding butter

“By” comes before a noun which is used mainly for communication or transportation

For example:-

He went to Singapore by plane/by car/by bus/by subway

I got your details by fax /by phone

Read: Where to use “In” and “On”

“WITH” is used when body parts or “TOOLS” are mentioned.

For example:-

I opened the bottle WITH an opener

He opened the door WITH his hands

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Also Read : Where to use “Than” and “Then” – Must Read Guide 

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