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    Maybo is offline Senior Member
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    compared with

    Those who have contributed great positive innovations to our society, from the pioneers of genetic understanding to the pioneers of the Information Age, have received a pittance compared with those responsible for the financial innovations that brought our global economy to the brink of ruin.

    Can I use "compared to" instead of "compared with"?

    https://www.vanityfair.com/news/2011...percent-201105
    If I make any mistakes in English, please let me know!

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    GoesStation is offline Moderator
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    Re: compared with

    To isn't wrong but compared with is the usual usage.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: compared with

    Compared to sounds OK to my BrE ears.

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