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    marshme is offline Newbie
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    A question about "different from."

    Hi! Just a quick question.

    I know that we use "different from" to show a distinction between two things, but if we place a noun between "different" and from," does the meaning of the sentence change?

    For example:

    My opinion is different from his.

    I have a different opinion from his.

    Does the second sentence have the same meaning as the first?

    Thanks!

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: A question about "different from."

    It does for me.

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