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English definition of “with”


preposition (RELATIONSHIP)    /wɪð/
B2 relating to or in the case of a person or thing: How are things with you? Russia has just drawn up a trade agreement with Norway. This hasn't got anything to do with you (= this is not something you should be interested in). The government's policies have not been popular with (= among) the voters . He's very careless with his money . She talked a lot about her relationship with Charlotte.Linking and relatingRegarding and concerning Grammar:With: other usesWith is used with the following words:Grammar:WithWith is a preposition.Grammar:With meaning ‘in the same place as’With means ‘in the same place as someone or something’ or ‘accompanying’:Grammar:With: reactions and feelingsWith often follows adjectives which refer to reactions and feelings:Grammar:With meaning ‘using’We use with to refer to what we use to do something:Grammar:With meaning ‘having’We use with to mean ‘having’ or ‘possessing’:Grammar:With meaning ‘because of’
(Definition of with preposition (RELATIONSHIP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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