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    "n accordance with" vs "n line with" ?

    Dear Teachers,

    How do you use or differ "in accordance with" and "in line with" from each other? Do they mean the same and function equally?

    If I want to express "the new technology complies with the National Standards", which one is better to use? Or "comply with" is the best choice?

    Thank you very much!

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    Re: "n accordance with" vs "n line with" ?

    Offhand, I would say they mean the same thing.


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    Re: "n accordance with" vs "n line with" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom W. View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    How do you use or differ "in accordance with" and "in line with" from each other? Do they mean the same and function equally?

    If I want to express "the new technology complies with the National Standards", which one is better to use? Or "comply with" is the best choice?

    Thank you very much!
    The new product line has been made in accordance with the National Standards for small electrical goods.

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    Re: "n accordance with" vs "n line with" ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom W. View Post
    Dear Teachers,

    How do you use or differ "in accordance with" and "in line with" from each other? Do they mean the same and function equally?
    The new products are in line with national standards for small appliances.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom W. View Post
    If I want to express "the new technology complies with the National Standards", which one is better to use? Or "comply with" is the best choice?
    You comply with a request or you comply with an order.


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