Shahbaz Khan
Which one is grammatically correct and natural enough? 1) They always try to justify their acts by individual liberty. 2) They always try to justify their acts with individual liberty.
Sep 23, 2021 5:01 PM
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Which one is grammatically correct and natural enough? 1) They always try to justify their acts by individual liberty. 2) They always try to justify their acts with individual liberty.
Good question Shahbaz, If you use ‘by’, you then need to talk about a method/action (a gerund/ing verb). E.g. they always try to justify their acts by quoting individual liberty. So from your examples, the second one is better. Hope this helps!
Sep 23, 2021 5:20 PM
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Shahbaz Khan
Language Skills
Bengali, English
Learning Language
English