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    novar is offline Junior Member
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    to distinguish the two

    Do both sentences have the same meaning?
    I can't tell the two from each other.
    I can't distinguish the two from each other.

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    Re: to distinguish the two

    Say:
    I can't tell them apart.
    I can't tell those/the two apart.

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    Re: to distinguish the two

    They are both wrong.

    I can't tell one from the other.

    I can't distinguish between the two.

    ((Cross-posted)

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    Re: to distinguish the two

    What about these two sentences?
    The distinguishing mark between the two items seems to me a major point here.
    The distinction between the two points seems to me to be an important point here.

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    Re: to distinguish the two

    Neither of the sentences makes sense to me. Could you please explain what you are trying to say, novar?
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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