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    different from comparasion

    Hi !

    I am in doubt about this sentence :

    Cost of living in New York is different from 10 years ago.

    Is that right? Should I say Cost of living in NY if different than 10 years ago?

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: different from comparasion

    The first is better if you start it with "the". The second will be used in AmE (also with "the").

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    Re: different from comparasion

    Ok, i need british, so the cost of living in NY is different from 10 years ago is ok? I know i can say
    The cost of living in NY is worse/better than 10 years, but i want learn how to use different in comparison..thanks

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    Re: different from comparasion

    Quote Originally Posted by machines View Post
    The cost of living in NY is worse/better than 10 years
    I would use 'higher/lower', but I am not a teacher.

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