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    Question Confused 3

    Hi ,

    do you know what are the differences between wide and Broad?


    Thanks ,


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    -kahhong

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    Re: Confused 3

    The meaning is the same, so the difference is collocation. Try http://view.byu.edu when you want to compare worsds- it searches a database used by dictionaries for examples from all sorts of texts. There are expressions where only one works (broad church = open to many different opinions) and use (wide can be an adverb- open wide, but broad cannot replace it)

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    Re: Confused 3

    PS- there are some examples here: http://www2.gsu.edu/~eslhpb/grammar/...llocations.htm

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