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  1. halitturk's Avatar

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    different

    A is diffrent from B. can we use from in this sentence?

    the other question is below
    The difference between A and B is.... can we use between word?


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    Re: different

    Hi Halitturk,
    Yes, that's correct.
    Cheers

  2. BobK's Avatar
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    #3

    Re: different

    Quote Originally Posted by halitturk View Post
    A is diffrent from B. can we use from in this sentence?

    the other question is below
    The difference between A and B is.... can we use between word?
    In BE, 'from' is strongly preferred (I mean, some people will 'tut' if you say 'than'). I admit that to my ear, 'than' seems rather infelicitous (I'll put it no more strongly than that ), but more and more people are using it.

    'Between' is good too.

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