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    Question vs and

    When should I use vs, when should I use and?

    Here are some why that I write:

    Example 1: What is the difference of green apples and red apples?

    Example 2: What is the difference of green apples vs red apples?

    Example 3: What is the difference these fruits, green apples and red apples?

    Example 4: What is the difference these fruits, green apples vs red apples?

    Which example is wrong/correct?

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    Re: vs and

    None of them work. Say, "What is the difference between green apples and red apples?"
    Answer: The colour.
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    Re: vs and

    When to use "vs"? Can show me some examples?

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    Re: vs and

    Quote Originally Posted by goodstudent View Post
    When can I use "vs"? Can you show me some examples?
    As a general guideline, use v or vs only for sports fixtures and versus in other contexts.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 16-Jan-2016 at 09:48.

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    Re: vs and

    Note that, when read, vs is pronounced "versus". If you hear it read as "verse", the reader is making a mistake.
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    Re: vs and

    When it comes to law, the v is often pronounced v.

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