the fact of providing a home in an institution run by the local authority for children who cannot live with their parents or the fact of providing a home with another family for children who cannot live with their parents.

Source: https://www.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/definition/english/care_1?q=Care

  1. Is "a home with another family" a noun phrase?
  2. Is "a home" modified adjectivally by "with another family"?
  3. Would you give me some examples of "with"?

2 Answers 2

  • a boy with another hat
  • a lady with another car
  • a person with another name

with is a preposition and with [determiner] [noun] is a prepositional phrase. In the examples above the prepositional phrase modifies the first noun.

With meaning ‘having’ We use with to mean ‘having’ or ‘possessing’: Cambridge Dictionary

  • Could "which is used by" be substituted for "with" in that context? Commented Dec 8, 2023 at 16:45
  • @Aaaaaaassssss That does not sound like a serious question. Why don't you write out an example with that phrase and see?
    – Lambie
    Commented Dec 8, 2023 at 16:47

2 is correct. You'll see that if you remove "with another family" the meaning doesn't change as such, there is just less information. "Home" here means somewhere to live.

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