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Is there any difference between 'compared to' and 'compared with'?
Last edited by Tan Elaine; 04-Nov-2012 at 10:52.
Last edited by Odessa Dawn; 04-Nov-2012 at 11:30. Reason: I did need to add another link.
I generally use 'with'. As that dictionary reference says,Note the 'for some'. That 'some' excludes people whose teachers drummed into their pupils the dubious belief that English words 'should' reflect their Latin roots (cum - 'with').[it is] very close in meaning to compare someone or something to someone or something, but for some connotes stronger contrast.