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Is “different from” or “different than” more correct? [duplicate]

"I am different from/than you." (I am not similar to you.) Is one usage more correct than the other? Or are they two different usages that could mean two different things? The answers to the other ...
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Is it good grammar to say or write “different to”? [duplicate]

To me it seems natural to say something like: "I am different from you." or "You can't marry him, he belongs to a different species than you do." But recently it seems to be more and more common to ...
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History of “different from”, “different to”, “different than”

Somehow I got the impression that "different to" (almost entirely unknown in America) is a locution that originated in the 20th century, and that "different from" is far older. Then I found "different ...
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SAT Grammar Question - Comparisons [closed]

I have a question on comparisons. I said no error first, and that was wrong. I don't see an error with B or D or A. Is it C "being"? Should it be switched to be?
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Use of from vs. than [duplicate]

Years ago I knew the distinction between "this book is different from that one" and "this book is longer than that one." How do you choose?
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Prepositions used with “different”? [duplicate]

I apologize if this question has been asked before; I couldn't find it in a site search. I have this sentence about teaching children safety rules: The rules are different when you are together with ...
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Different from x Different to x Different than [duplicate]

In the following sentence: "When I visited my old school after so many years, it looked completely different in the classrooms and the backyard /from what/to what/than/ it had been when I was a ...
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Shall I put the adjective behind the noun in this case?

"Function" means the performance of something, so it is on a level different from "project".(self-made) Here what I mean is that the two words are on different levels, the first may refer to ...
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“Not the same as” vs. “not the same like” [closed]

"Not the same as" and "not the same like" sound both strange to me (non-native speaker). Google finds both versions. Are both okay? Is this phrasing used anyway or would people go for "different ...
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“Difference to” or “difference with” or “difference from”

When we use word difference to compare two things, we say for example, 'Difference between Intel and AMD'. However, how can I use word difference with only one thing, for example, what will be correct:...
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“Help save the planet with your mobile phone”

Does "help save the planet with your mobile phone" have a different meaning or connotation than "help save the planet using your mobile phone?"