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    extend to , generlize to

    A bird had a bad experience with a model in the past, will extend its bad experience to a mimic and avoids eating both a mimic and a model.

    The bird which had a bad experience with a model, will generlize its bad experience to a mimic and keep away from both of them.

    I can use ''associate with''; however, can I use ''generlize'' as well?

    Thank you for your response.

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    Re: extend to , generlize to

    Quote Originally Posted by arzgol View Post
    A bird had a bad experience with a model in the past, will extend its bad experience to a mimic and avoids eating both a mimic and a model.

    The bird which had a bad experience with a model, will generlize its bad experience to a mimic and keep away from both of them.

    I can use ''associate with''; however, can I use ''generlize'' as well?

    Thank you for your response.
    None of this makes any sense to me.

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    Re: extend to , generlize to

    Well, in a Batesian mimicry,
    A bird which had a bad experience with a modle, extends its bad experience to a mimic and avoids eating both a mimic and a model.

    The bird which had a bad experience with a model, will associate its bad experience with a mimic and keeps away from both of them.

    Can I use attibutes its bad experience to a model as well. I'm trying to find a good synonym for ''extend to''.

    Thank you for your response.

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    Re: extend to , generlize to

    "Extend to" and "attribute to" don't mean the same thing.

    And "generalise" has nothing to do with anything.

    May I politely suggest that you look all three up on several different online dictionaries (and in a paper dictionary) to see how the definitions differ.

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