Tag: comparison

62 Two thousand seventeen VS twenty seventeen: What is the rule for year pronunciation? 2017-04-11T13:33:10.787

12 "a comparison between A and B" or "a comparison of A and B"? 2013-02-07T14:48:12.827

12 What's the difference between "found" and "establish"? 2017-07-05T16:01:52.650

10 Help to understand: "leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America…" 2018-08-02T08:08:30.630

9 "bigger" vs. "more big" 2013-02-09T12:48:51.183

9 What is the difference between "electric", "electrical", and "electronic"? 2014-09-10T02:11:46.057

9 "Dostoyevsky is a Russian writer. He has written Crime and Punishment." - or is it "he wrote"? 2015-07-11T12:55:47.217

8 "it's a perfect time to.." vs. "it's the perfect time to.." 2015-11-10T18:37:28.097

6 When can you use "I'm afraid that ..."? 2013-02-07T22:24:44.837

6 "Passed" or "Past" - Referring to a time in past compared to now 2013-02-18T07:14:16.930

6 What is the correct way to compare two dates and say which is recent? 2014-02-01T08:31:25.207

6 A question about age comparison 2017-07-27T17:09:13.507

6 Are there any nuances between "dismiss" and "ignore"? 2019-05-18T13:53:43.973

5 "if time allows" or "if time permits"? 2014-04-15T15:32:49.617

5 "Rest of us" phrase 2014-11-03T05:30:11.690

5 Choosing the wrong sentence in the following sentences 2014-12-16T07:16:28.450

5 How do you say that tree rings (are - will be) closer if there isn't much rain [in a year]? 2015-02-16T06:47:28.223

5 Difference between "faster than" and "as fast as" 2015-06-02T17:01:11.317

5 How to express A > B > C in written English grammatically correctly without mentioning B twice? 2015-11-05T05:22:57.190

5 What is the subject when it's omitted after the comparison? 2016-03-30T02:07:17.953

5 Was Jeremy Corbyn making a comparison? 2016-06-30T22:46:04.690

5 "How many...." vs. "How much fish" 2017-02-12T20:09:49.680

4 Comparing "more than" and "more than what" 2013-02-09T12:23:16.003

4 I am/have been a fan? 2013-06-12T05:15:23.457

4 "Have a seat" vs. "please sit down" 2013-06-30T21:41:52.573

4 as small as a world and as large as alone 2013-12-17T16:07:11.260

4 “energy saving” vs. “energy savings” 2013-12-17T22:05:04.590

4 "No more than" — comparing two clauses 2013-12-24T15:38:13.717

4 Can "however" and "but" be used interchangeably? 2013-12-29T03:49:20.560

4 Difference between "In front of" and "In the front of" 2014-05-05T23:48:14.657

4 no more than >would< an anvil 2014-11-01T23:17:32.730

4 'more' vs 'the more' - "I doubt this the more because.." 2014-11-09T10:32:18.783

4 A comparison between the words port and harbor 2015-01-06T16:12:09.887

4 I kept waiting vs I was kept waiting 2015-02-16T06:37:53.310

4 Twice as short, twice as cheap, twice as slow? 2016-07-19T02:01:38.037

4 Is "more senior" correct English? 2017-03-24T16:30:52.597

4 What's the difference between inspire and enlighten? 2017-06-09T16:06:44.757

4 the usage of a comparative form "at a position...than at a position " 2017-06-22T13:29:31.853

4 "That of", "those of", and possessives 2017-06-25T19:20:14.047

3 Can we use superlative degree when comparing? 2013-05-06T06:36:59.153

3 have the same structure or structures 2013-09-02T03:44:11.153

3 I hope you don't / wouldn't mind 2014-10-23T01:58:27.170

3 the first time vs. for the first time 2015-01-04T11:07:01.203

3 Putting on weight, gaining weight, getting fat 2015-01-21T04:51:41.690

3 There are a couple of sentences that I'd like to compare 2015-02-10T11:59:18.443

3 'Walked on foot' or 'gone on foot'? 2015-06-05T15:51:47.253

3 "He --------- to the reunion because he was sick": why "hasn't gone" is a wrong choice? 2015-07-23T12:29:29.110

3 attend or attended in "He had persuaded himself that the festivities that attend this season were vulgar and barbaric" 2015-11-06T04:47:40.783

3 gerund or past simple: "I have registered for 4 classes after meeting (I met) my counselor" 2015-12-23T08:35:41.293

3 **How many times and how much** in comparison 2015-12-27T14:42:02.520

3 What is the meaning of " There is a noun, + made no less so by...... " 2016-06-17T08:20:52.557

3 How to rewrite a complex comparative sentence into a single sentence. 2017-03-27T01:11:13.713

3 How to use the noun 'a head' in plural 2017-04-10T10:42:28.360

3 Should both "affect" and "effect" be correct to fill in this sentence? 2017-04-19T15:13:53.870

3 The least or the fewest number? 2017-10-16T09:01:49.913

3 Constructions "as good as", "as weak as", etc 2019-03-10T03:44:14.253

2 "not to know A from B" VS "not to know a B from a bull's foot"? 2013-04-14T14:20:16.967

2 "Assault" vs. "Attack" in context 2013-05-13T15:00:31.807

2 "Bitter" versus "embittered" 2013-05-14T16:24:05.790

2 What does "ever" mean in comparative constructions? 2013-11-21T14:33:56.413

2 In comparison construction, can 'that' be recovered as in relative clause? 2014-08-02T13:53:41.900

2 The respective functions of two occurrences of "as" in a sentence 2014-08-13T11:16:33.170

2 What is the difference between "outlook", "viewpoint" and "perspective" in the scientific writing? 2014-08-25T19:14:10.407

2 are there any differences between symmetric and symmetrical? 2014-09-15T11:31:27.357

2 reciprocally VS. mutually 2014-10-01T07:14:24.420

2 Difference between "could come" and "could've come" 2015-01-25T10:30:00.770

2 "original" is to "copy" as what is to "duplicate"? 2015-02-09T19:55:06.780

2 Should I use "has" or "does" in a comparison of possessions? 2015-02-21T12:03:14.233

2 is there any difference between "as early as "and "as beautiful as"? 2015-06-12T19:42:51.020

2 What is the difference between "gull" and "seagull"? 2015-10-22T14:22:39.310

2 Repeating the verb in a comparison 2016-05-08T09:48:34.810

2 'as much hot as' or 'much as hot as' or 'as much as hot'? 2016-06-24T03:11:14.137

2 The usage of 'which' and 'that' 2016-07-25T20:43:16.867

2 Comparing two situations by "different from" 2016-07-27T12:53:21.070

2 ' to run out of sth' vs 'to be out of sth' 2017-04-15T13:39:57.307

2 Is this use of "much" an exception? 2017-05-07T01:08:49.440

2 What is the difference between "result" and "outcome" in that context? 2017-06-13T10:27:04.037

2 Where to put article "a"? 2017-12-04T07:18:50.543

2 It seems that auxilliary verb is omitted in this sentence 2018-02-26T10:07:07.000

2 difference between twice as ... as and twice more than 2018-06-22T12:04:37.973

2 As+ adjective + as (comparing the subject with itself) 2018-11-15T11:41:08.340

2 What is omitted between "than" and "would be"? 2019-04-17T15:05:44.963

2 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone grammar 2019-05-02T23:57:11.873

2 Comparison "as.. as.." word order 2019-11-16T17:50:32.723

2 Is something rated as Satisfactory implicitly better than other rated as Sufficient? 2019-12-21T14:02:53.943

1 "compared to" vs "than" - rewriting exchangeable 2013-05-09T08:27:06.320

1 "To be more catholic than the Pope" vs. "eager beaver" 2013-05-27T20:27:19.143

1 "Watchdog" vs. "watchman" 2013-06-17T23:59:55.993

1 "Leaker" vs. "spy" 2013-07-02T12:29:59.430

1 Comparison with a hypothetical 2013-10-12T13:48:15.970

1 When comparing two dates, what term is best used to say that one should come before the other? 2014-05-07T06:49:38.297

1 Difference between "NEVER" and "EVER" and their proper usage 2014-06-25T09:37:46.367

1 Is this a comparison construction: to redefine it as appropriate? 2014-07-14T06:54:48.943

1 Usage of "like many a" vs "like that of" 2014-08-29T00:04:49.510

1 "How is/are" (subject)? 2014-10-10T13:28:01.843

1 Name me a thing prettier than freckles! 2014-12-12T17:33:12.963

1 "other tools" vs "others tools" 2015-01-05T07:50:28.420

1 Devilish and devious and etc 2015-01-06T15:06:33.850

1 Should I use "as" or "since" in the following case? 2015-01-13T05:15:49.050