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    by contrast with- in contrast (to)

    Hello!

    I'm confused with the use of: "by contrast with- in contrast (to)".

    Would it be possible to give a simple example in BrE indicating their use/usage? Is either of them more common?

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    Re: by contrast with- in contrast (to)


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    Re: by contrast with- in contrast (to)

    In contrast to her sister, Ann is a very patient child.


    Is this sentence right?

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    Re: by contrast with- in contrast (to)

    Yes, it is.

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    Re: by contrast with- in contrast (to)

    It's correct but it's rather formal. I'd say "Unlike her sister, Ann's a very patient child".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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