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07:29 Apr 9, 2005
English to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / children's literature
English term or phrase:by
Taking a good look, they saw the slender figure of Grassie who was hanging from the tree caught on a gnarled snag by (with?) her dress.
Dear native English speakers!
Please advise which preposition it would be better to use here - by or with. I would choose 'with', but Google says that 'by' is more common. Is it really so?
P.S. This is my translation from Russian.
The tree is BELOW them, it grows from a cleft in a rocky wall, while they stand on the top of the wall.