292 – Comparisons With Similar, Different, and The Same

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When we compare things or people, we can use the phrases different, similar, and the same. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how we can use these three phrases. All three are used as adjectives.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:

How to use different

  • New York and San Francisco are different cities.
  • Jack and Jenny have different ideas about decorating the living room.
  • We have different classes on Tuesdays.

How to use different from

  • New York is different from San Francisco.
  • Jack’s ideas about decorating the living room are different from Jenny’s.
  • My classes on Tuesdays are different from yours.

How to use similar

  • A taco and a burrito are similar foods.
  • Jack and Jenny have similar ideas about painting the house.
  • Biology and Chemistry majors often take similar classes.

How to use similar to

  • A taco is similar to a burrito.
  • Jack’s ideas about painting the house are similar to Jenny’s.
  • Biology majors’ required classes are similar to Chemistry major’s classes.

How to use the same

  • Norma Jean and Marilyn Monroe are the same people.
  • Jack and Jenny have the same ideas about painting the house.
  • Biology and Chemistry majors often take many of the same classes.

How to use the same as

  • Tom’s house is the same as mine.
  • Jack’s ideas about painting the house are the same as Jenny’s.
  • Biology majors’ required classes are the same as Chemistry major’s classes.
  • Tom’s house is the same size as mine.
  • You have the same pen as I have.
  • Tommy has the same classes as Joey.

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