Imagine it's foggy outside. Bob and Michael are trying to get across a river.

Michael: How can we get across the river?

Bob point to somewhere far away. The bridge can barely be seen in the heavy fog.

Bob: through that bridge

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I guess it is better to say "There is a bridge over there" though, my concern is about the prepositions.

In this very context, which of the following prepositions is appropriate?

through that bridge

by that bridge

with that bridge

by using that bridge

  • over that bridge
    – Lambie
    Commented Dec 22, 2021 at 21:11

1 Answer 1


Bob could say 'with', 'by' 'by using', 'over', or 'on'.
I wouldn't use 'through' unless it were a covered bridge.

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