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    No one can be compared with you.

    No one can be compared with you.

    We often say 'No one can compare with you'. But can we also say 'No one can be compared with you'?

    Thank you in advance.

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    Re: No one can be compared with you.

    I think, both sentences are possible, but one is in active voice and the other in passive voice. See the word “can” and “can be”. Can be is the passive voice of can.

    Maybe the following sentences make it clearer:

    I cannot compare with you.
    You cannot be compared by me

    Grüsse februar

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    Re: No one can be compared with you.

    Thanks a lot, februar. Then we can say 'No one can be compared with you' equals 'No one can compare with you', can't we?

    Thank you again.

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