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    Smile as distinguished from

    Is the following sentence correct grammatically?

    He likes reading books as distinguished from her who likes dancing in night clubs.

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    Re: as distinguished from

    Quote Originally Posted by Mad-ox View Post
    Is the following sentence correct grammatically?

    He likes reading books as distinguished from her who likes dancing in night clubs.
    That is a very wordy and unnatural sentence. If you want to keep the same structure and words (I'm not sure why you would!), then I would say, if I had to:

    He likes reading books as distinguised from she, who likes dancing in night clubs.

    I would be much more likely to say:

    He likes reading books whereas she prefers to go to nightclubs.
    Tom likes reading [books] as opposed to Sarah, who likes going clubbing.

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