52 Answered Questions for the topic Difference

12/10/19

Factoring Polynomials

Factor each polynomial completely. Make sure to check for a GCF first.w4-14w2-32I'm confused on how to work this out using the difference of squares formula, any help would be appreciated. I kinda... more

07/29/19

I wish to speak WITH a British accent' or 'I wish to speak IN a British accent' - is there a difference?

> I wish to speak **with** a British accent?What is the impact of using **in** instead of **with** in the above sentence?

05/22/19

“Avere senso” vs “fare senso”?

My girlfriend is Italian and I've been learning Italian for some time now. I've always used "Fa senso" and she never corrected me. Recently I befriended a girl and when she heard me saying "fa... more

05/20/19

“Ora” vs. “adesso”. What are the differences?

Quando si usa *ora* e quando *adesso*? Sembra che le due parole abbiano lo stesso significato. Ci sono differenze?

05/17/19

Difference between "darsi del tu" and "del lei"?

In Italian there's the usage of "darsi del tu" (referring to your interlocutor in second person singular) and "darsi del lei" (using instead the feminine third person singular).What's the... more

05/15/19

Sapere vs conoscere in "I know a language"?

What is the difference between "So l'italiano" and "Conosco l'italiano"? I've seen both used in sentences.

05/09/19

Are "che", "che cosa" and "cosa" interchangeable in simple "what questions"?

When I want to ask "what do you have for breakfast?", can I use any of the three, "che", "che cosa", or "cosa", to ask the question?I'm not referring to specific structures like "che ore sono?".

05/02/19

Are there equivalent to 때문에 with a positive/negative connotation?

If I am correct, the 'Noun+때문에 / Verb+기 때문에' structure is a neutral way to express a cause. For example, 비 때문에 늦었어요 (I was late because of the rain) expresses a negative cause, whereas 여자친구 때문에... more

05/01/19

Come si spiega a uno straniero la differenza tra verbi transitivi e intransitivi?

Sto facendo un tandem con una ragazza austriaca e vorrei riuscire a spiegarle la differenza tra verbi intransitivi e transitivi. Per me, in quanto madrelingua, basta domandarmi se il verbo risponde... more

05/01/19

Difference between 'vuotare' and 'svuotare'?

Is there a difference in context or connotation between the verbs 'vuotare' and 'svuotare', both meaning 'to empty'?

05/01/19

Difference between parlando and parlante?

What is the difference between*parlando* and *parlante**credendo* and *credente*and*dante* and *dando*and many others.Are they the same thing? Does parlando and parlante both mean speaking, does it... more

04/27/19

Can 깨다 and 부수다 be used interchangeably?

What is the difference between these words when used to mean "to break (something)"? Can they be used interchangeably?

04/11/19

What is the difference between 볼 and 뺨?

My dictionary translates them both as "cheek". Can they be used more or less interchangeably?

04/11/19

Difference between 지르기 and 때리기?

Here's another question from my study of "The Art of Kyuki-Do". The book refers to some techniques as "chirugi" (which I assume to be "지르기"), and others as "darigi" (which, from context, I assume... more

04/10/19

Difference 동일한 vs 똑같은?

I found today in a translation that `동일한` was used in a place where my personal Korean linguistic pattern would be to use `똑같은`. While I might surmise that one could generally use either, I am... more

04/03/19

Is there any difference in '악마' and '마귀', meaning 'devil'?

Is there any difference in '악마' and '마귀', meaning 'devil'? Do either of them refer to 'The Devil' in any particular belief system? Are either of them more rooted in Korean traditions?

04/03/19

Ways to say "circle" - curious about "원" in this sentence?

> **인생은 원이 아니라 무한한 직선이다** That translates to *Life isn’t a circle, it’s an infinite, straight line.* Is there a contextual requirement for when to say `원` and when to say `동그라미`? Are there other... more

04/02/19

aver sceso le scale' versus 'essere sceso dalle scale'?

What's the difference between _credo di aver sceso le scale_ and _credo di essere sceso dalle scale_?

03/28/19

In italiano, quando si usa il presente e quando il gerundio?

In English it is very common to use the present-conjugation of 'to be' plus the ing-gerund form of the verb to describe an action in progress.Ex: "I am talking to Tom".Would both of the following... more

03/28/19

How to see the difference between superlative and comparative?

Let's say we want to translate the sentence: "That is the most expensive house". Is it right to translate this to: "Quella è la casa più cara"? How can I see the difference in Italian between 'the... more

03/27/19

What is the difference between albergo and hotel?

Since I'm not a native Italian speaker, I don't exactly know what the difference between *hotel* and *albergo* is. Would you mind telling me the difference, please?

03/19/19

What's the difference between "cominciare" and "iniziare"?

Recently, an Italian friend of mine corrected my sentence, "Sono a dieta, **l'ho cominciata** tre giorni fa", like this: "Sono a dieta, **ho iniziato la dieta** tre giorni fa." Is there any... more

03/18/19

What are the differences between 힘들다 and 어렵다?

Both seems to mean 'to be difficult' or 'to be hard'. Is there a difference between them, in meaning or in usage (spoken/written, formal/informal)?

03/16/19

Solo vs soltanto vs solamente?

I was trying to find out how to translate the word "only" and found three separate words. Could someone help me understand when each of these is used and what the differences are between them?... more
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