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  1. Which is the correct one?
  2. And if there is not 'just', what would be the difference in using them?
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    Really, you don't need either one. "I felt sick just watching that" is grammatical. – Canadian Yankee Apr 5 '19 at 16:42
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In terms of natural speech in British English, it's pretty much always from, in my experience. No difference with or without the just.

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    Many people would say after watching that as an alternative. – Ronald Sole Apr 5 '19 at 16:03
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    @RonaldSole: Also due to that, because of that, and probably more - but the question was about two specific options. – SamBC Apr 5 '19 at 16:17
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    I noted that too. My comment was intended to be helpful rather than critical. – Ronald Sole Apr 5 '19 at 16:23
  • Thanks. May I ask why 'by' sounds unnatural? I get the feeling, as a non-native, it sounds not that different from the 'by' as in "I was seen by them" or "I was full by eating all of it". – dolco Apr 5 '19 at 21:13
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    Well, the honest answer is "it just is". Not everything is logical. A linguist might have a better answer. I can hazard a guess, though, and your additional examples clued me in to it. You see, "I was full by eating all of it" isn't right, either. But "I was made full by eating all of it" is. And "I was sicked by watching that" is. It seems that one uses by with most verbs, and from with adjectives and linking verbs. Felt is a linking verb, and in was full, was is a linking verb, but seen isn't, and sickened isn't. – SamBC Apr 5 '19 at 22:54

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