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add x to y vs treat y with x

add x to y

treat y with x

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    10 年 前
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    add x to y vs treat y with x

    (1) In ordinary English, they are different in meaning as below.

    'add x to y'

    Add to means "to put something with

    something else to increase the number or amount or to improve the whole"

    Example: She's added a Picasso to her collection.

    'treat y with x'

    Treat with means "to

    behave towards someone or deal with something in a particular way"

    For example: I treat

    remarks like that with the contempt that

    they deserve.

    (2) In chemistry, 'add x to y' and 'treat y with x' can both means "to bring x and y together for a chemical reaction", in addition to the ordinary English meanings.

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