Re: Grammar of "using"

Subject: Re: Grammar of "using"
From: Nora Merhar <merhar -at- ALENA -dot- CORP -dot- ROCKWELL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 6 Sep 1994 09:37:58 CDT

Hi John,

I would say "using" is a gerund preceded by an understood "by", as in

"You can graph an expression in a document by using the Graphic Calculator."

But I would say

"Use the Graphic Calculator to graph an expression in a document."

merhar -at- switch -dot- rockwell -dot- com

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