differ from (someone or something)

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differ from (someone or something)

To be unlike someone or something. Can you explain how this car differs from that one? This proposal barely differs from the original one at all!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

differ from something

[for something] to be different from something else. No, this one differs from the one you saw because it has a bigger handle. How does this one differ from that one?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

differ from

To have qualities that are not the same as those of something else: My results differed from the results of everyone else who conducted the experiment. Sopranos differ from altos in having higher voices.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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Little by little they will differ from us little by little they will not imitate us.
Let us not abandon our efforts to dialogue with people who differ from us. Bridges are more useful than walls,' he added.
Habituated to such convenient and normal ways of linking ourselves with the divine, we are quick to pounce on others whose expressions of faith differ from us.
Why do some among us want to create an atmosphere of hate towards the man next door, towards the people in our neighbouring country, towards those who differ from us in their opinion or ideology or religious belief?
"Help heal the wounds inflicted on children, women and families; respect neighbors who differ from us; and form the youth in responsible freedom."
Though Hollywood loves to perpetuate the idea that we are romantically attracted to people who differ from us, in practice, this is not the case.
its cause by the same means we judge and we shall in no (way) entertain feelings of censoriousness toward those who may differ from us in opinions as to the prime cause of this disturbance.
These generations will differ from us in size, shape and travelling behaviours and expectations.
Composite cognitive, language and motor mean scores Parameter Group N Mean [+ or -] SD 95% CI Overall 3, 6, 9, 122 103.4 score means 12 months Cognitive Total 122 99.7[+ or -]15.84 96.8-102.5 Language Total 122 106.8[+ or -]13.76 104.4-109.3 Motor Total 122 103.5[+ or -]12.92 101.2-105.8 Parameter p-values Overall 0.0007 score means Cognitive 0.824 Language <0.001 * Motor 0.0031 * * For significant p-values, indicates how significantly mean sample scores differ from US norms.
and those used by many European carriers differ from US operators', against
to point to others who practise their Catholic faith in ways that differ from us and say 'You do not belong to Christ's Church:"
Politicians may be an odd sub-species, but anyone who expects them to differ from us in that respect is in cloud cuckoo land.
American Jews will feel betrayed and the Washington could be accused of hypocrisy--how did the Mabhouh assassination differ from US actions in Afghanistan or Iraq?
To preserve our way of life in the face of such a challenge we in the West need to restrain our one-sided emphasis on individual interest and our tendency to assume that other people do not differ from us in any way that matters.
He said: "Where they differ from us is that they rely more on individuals than the overall team pattern.