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difference

noun (NOT THE SAME)
不同
 
 
/ˈdɪf.ər.ənts/ US  /-ɚ-/
[C or U] the way in which two or more things which you are comparing are not the same
區別,差別,不同
What's the difference between an ape and a monkey?
猿和猴有甚麼區別?
Is there any significant difference in quality between these two items?
這兩件東西在質量方面有顯著的差別嗎?
Different and difference
make a (big) difference ( also make all the difference) to improve a situation (a lot)
(極大地)改善
Exercise can make a big difference to your state of health.
運動會極大地改善你的健康狀況。
Putting up some new wallpaper has made all the difference to the place.
貼上一些新壁紙後這個地方變得煥然一新了。
Making things betterBecoming better
not make any difference ( also not make the slightest difference) to not change a situation in any way
沒有引起任何變化
You can ask him again if you like, but it won't make any difference - he'll still say no.
你如果願意可以再去問他,但結果還是一樣——他還會說不。
It makes no difference where you put the aerial, the TV picture's still lousy.
不管你把天線放在甚麼位置結果都一樣,電視圖像還是非常糟糕。
Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
with a difference describes something unusual, and more interesting or better than other things of the same type
與眾不同,不同尋常,別具一格,更勝一籌
Try new Cremetti - the ice cream with a difference.
試試新的克裡梅蒂——不同尋常的雪糕。
Unique and unusualGood, better and best in terms of quality
(Definition of difference noun (NOT THE SAME) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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