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    #1

    called vs called as

    1)Peninsula is also called "Half-lands".

    2)Peninsula is also called as "Half-lands".


    What is the difference between these two sentences?

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    #2

    Re: called vs called as

    Neither is natural English

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    #3

    Re: called vs called as

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    Neither is natural English
    Then, how do you say that in natural English to mean the same?

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    #4

    Re: called vs called as

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    Then, how do you say that in natural English to mean the same?
    All you can say is that the two Latin words from which 'peninsula' is formed mean 'almost' and 'island'.

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    #5

    Re: called vs called as

    Unless you are talking about a specific peninsula which, as well as having its "formal" name is also known locally as "Half Lands" for some reason. Is that what you mean?
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #6

    Re: called vs called as

    Maybe you just want the general form 'X is also called Y' (not 'called as').

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    #7

    Re: called vs called as

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Maybe you just want the general form 'X is also called Y' (not 'called as').

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    Or "X is also known as Y".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    #8

    Re: called vs called as

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Or "X is also known as Y".

    Yes, this is what my question was. What is the difference between "X is called Y and X is called as Y."?


    (Sorry for not responding earlier, just now I saw emrs2d2 earlier reply.)

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    Re: called vs called as

    Quote Originally Posted by david11 View Post
    What is the difference between "X is called Y and X is called as Y."?
    The second is incorrect, as Bob suggested in post #6.

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    #10

    Re: called vs called as

    I think he means "half-island."

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