vary from

vary from (someone or something)

1. To differ from or be at odds with someone or something else. Our findings vary from the Pentagon's official report. The behavior of bees sprayed with the neurochemical vary drastically from that of unaffected bees.
2. To be different between two or more people, things, or groups. Reception of the proposed legislation varies from person to person, but the overall consensus is that it is the right step for the country. Certain traffic laws on vary widely from one state to another.
3. To change or alter from one state to another. Reactions to the film have varied from mild dislike to intense hatred. The weather in this part of the country can vary from cold rain to warm sunshine in the space of an hour.
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vary from (something to something)

to fluctuate over the range from something to something. The colors vary from red to orange. It varies from warm to very hot during the summer.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vary from

To be different than something or someone; deviate from something or someone: The researchers determined that the behavior of children who took the medicine varied from normal patterns of behavior.
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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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