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von in English:

1. of of


Democracy is the worst form of government, except all the others that have been tried.
How nice of you!
Of course.
It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.
A box of chocolates
We were sitting peacefully at dinner, when all of a sudden the lights went out.
To the best of my knowledge, this chemical will prevent germs from breeding.
Eat a live frog every morning, and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day.
Genes consist of a specific sequence of DNA.
Carpentry and bricklaying are examples of manual labor.
By the age of seven, he had already made his own bow and arrows.
When we started out in 2009, I was convinced that our store would become one of the best in the city.
I'm very particular about what kind of people I invite into my house.
If a man wants to learn to sound like a native speaker of Japanese, he shouldn't only learn Japanese from women. The reverse is true for a woman.
Something you should know about me is that I half of what I say is meaningless.

English word "von"(of) occurs in sets:

Comman used words
Dative Preposition

2. by by


I came by car.
Jealousy in a relationship is often brought about by a lack of trust.
By the 1750s, all the tribes of the Great Plains had horses.
By 1897, thousands of people were out of work.
If you go by Shinkansen, you'll be there in no time.
Earlier, as I was walking down the sidewalk, a car drove by and splashed water on me. Look at this! My skirt and shoes are all muddy.
If by any chance he comes here, I'll let you know at once.
By the time he retires, my father will have worked for almost thirty years.
Blind people read by touching, using a system of raised dots called Braille.
Are scientists close to cloning a human being? "Not by a long shot."
Someone told me that Albert Einstein said, "Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen."
By evening, a few clouds had formed.
His autobiography was released today and was sold out by noon.
These straw mats, called "tatami" in Japanese, are no longer made by hand.
Spacious apartments in Tokyo are hard to come by.

English word "von"(by) occurs in sets:

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