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'Different than...'

A Word, Plese

March 16, 2014
By JUNE CASAGRANDE - Special to the Sun-Gazette , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Not long ago this column examined the phrase "different to." A reader who had heard the term in a TV commercial wanted to know: Shouldn't it be "different from"? I spent the following 500 words discussing how preposition choices are a matter of idiom - standard usage - before concluding that "different from" sure sounds better to me.

 
 
 

 

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