How does one know whether to use par or avec in translating with?

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How does one know whether to use par or avec in translating with?

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ChrisC1Correct answer

Avec really means "with" in the sense of together with something.

Par often means "by" and not "together with". Admittedly, though, in some phrases their meansings come close.

How does one know whether to use par or avec in translating with?

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