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  1. denismurs's Avatar
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    different things from my brothers

    Hi,
    What does mean the expresion "different things from my brothers"?

    The whole sentence is: My mother could not get used to me doing different things from my brothers.

    Denis.

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    Re: different things from my brothers

    I did things which were different from the things that my brothers did.
    My mother could not get used to that situation.

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    Re: different things from my brothers

    Quote Originally Posted by teechar View Post
    different from
    That's what I'd say/write. You'll also hear/see different to and different than.

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