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    Compare to vs compare with

    You can't compare Billy Joel with Elton John.
    You can't compare Billy Joel to Elton John.

    Could someone please explain the difference in meaning with a different example? Also, I think the first one sounds correct here but I can't figure out why.
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    (copied from Boris Tatarenko)

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    Re: Compare to vs compare with

    They mean the same to me.

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    Re: Compare to vs compare with

    See the Similar Threads below.

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    Re: Compare to vs compare with

    If you mean that Elton John is much, much better than Billy Joel, then you could use There's no comparison.

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