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    Hi,

    Question:
    any difference (meaning) between the following 2 sentences?

    Sentence1:

    In this year, the investment return is 5%, compared to the requirement of 4%.
    Sentence2:
    In this year, the investment return is 5%, comparing to the requirement of 4%.

    thanks

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Only sentence 1 is correct.

    Rover

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Only sentence 1 is correct.

    Rover
    hi, could you please explain further?

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi, could you please explain further?
    What is it you don't understand?

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    What is it you don't understand?

    hi,

    compared to the requirement of 4%.
    this can add extra information to my sentence.

    if I want to use
    comparing to the requirement of 4%
    to add exta info to a sentence, what sentence do I need?

    could you please give me an example?

    thanks

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    hi,

    compared to the requirement of 4%.
    this can add extra information to my sentence.

    if I want to use
    comparing to the requirement of 4%
    to add exta info to a sentence, what sentence do I need?

    could you please give me an example?

    thanks
    It's not possible to create a correct sentence with "comparing to the requirement".

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    It's not possible to create a correct sentence with "comparing to the requirement".
    hi,

    I am learning how to write this structure of sentence.

    how about these two sentences?

    This investment return of 10% is very good, when comparing to the requirement of 4%

    This investment return of 10% is very good, when looking at to the requirement of 4%

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    Default Re: compared / comparing

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    hi,

    I am learning how to write this structure of sentence.

    how about these two sentences?

    This investment return of 10% is very good, when comparing to the requirement of 4%

    This investment return of 10% is very good, when looking at to the requirement of 4%
    I've already said that you can't make a correct sentence from "when comparing to", so that make #1 wrong.
    #2 is also wrong.

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