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    Red face Please help me with this sentence~

    I need your help badly, teachers, with this sentence:

    "Differ from class one, class two has better teachers, better teaching and learning environment and better teaching equipment."

    Is there any mistake, and what sentence element is "differ from" in this sentence?

    Thank you so much!

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    Re: Please help me with this sentence~

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Differ means to stand apart or to disagree. Different means that one thing is not the same as another. You may want to rewrite this sentence.
    then could you tell me how to rewrite it, what about "Being different from..."

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    #3

    Re: Please help me with this sentence~

    How about:
    Class Two has better teachers, a better teaching and learning environment and better teaching equipment than Class One.

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    Re: Please help me with this sentence~

    Quote Originally Posted by caronmi View Post
    then could you tell me how to rewrite it, what about "Being different from..."
    Yes, or even "Different from ..."
    But this isn't the most common way of saying that.
    Class one is different / differs from class two, in that it has better teachers, better teaching and learning environment and better teaching equipment."
    Class one is different from class two; it has better teachers, better teaching and learning environment and better teaching equipment."

    You can also use "Differing from ..."
    "Differing from most birds, an emu can't fly."

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    Re: Please help me with this sentence~

    thank you so much for the detailed answers~~

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