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But to is frequently used in this context and is not

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Unformatted text preview: another, with is traditionally held to be the correct preposition: That little bauble is not to be compared with (not to) this enormous jewel. But “to” is frequently used in this context and is not incorrect. Rule 1: Compare to compares unlike things, whereas compare with compares like things. Rule 2: Compare to is used to stress the resemblance. Compare with can be used to show either similarity or difference but is usually used to stress the difference. There is a difference between compare to and compare with; the first is to liken one thing to another; the second is to note the resemblances and differences between two things. Whether vs. if On the GMAT, whether will (almost) always beat if Incorrect: Her client didn’t tell her if he had sent his payment yet. Correct: Her client didn’t tell her whether he had sent his payment yet. Each From: http://www.testmagic.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5164 -4– Powered by TestMagic www.TestMagic.com www.sentencecorrection.com This question tests one use of "each" which most of us ignore. The traditional rule still holds true i.e. "the subject of a sentence beginning with each is grammatically singular". But there is another rule which says that: When each follows a plural subject, the verb and subsequent pronouns remain in the plural: e.g. the apartments each have their own private entrances (not has its own private entrance) 1. Three cats each eat ... 2. Three cats, each of which eats ..., In 1, each is postpositive Adj, whereas in 2, it is distributive determiner. Television can be superficial, as when three major networks each broadcast exactly the same. Adverb clause of manner with temporal adverb clause: Television can be superficial, as [TV is superficial] when three networks each broad cast the same -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------quote: Originally posted by abhishek_jha Although it claims to delve into political issues, television can be superficial such as when each of the three major networks broadcast exactly the same statement from a political candidate. (A) superficial such as when each of the three major networks (B) superficial, as can sometimes occur if all of the three major networks (C) superficial if the three major networks all (D) superf...
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