Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Difference"

The meaning of "Difference" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does she appears to insist this hasn't made any difference to how she feels now mean?
A: "She firmly believes that this hasn't made any difference on how she is now feeling"
Q: What does What's the difference between "believe in god" and "believe god"? mean?
A: @KKMM:
どういたしまして。

Yeah, you're right about your suspicion. XD

"I believe in God" can mean many things, not just "existence" or "can help me", depends on the context.

It could also mean you believe He is powerful to save, or whatever attribute, character, etc.

"I believe in God"=
"I believe in God's power to save."
"I believe in God's existence."
"I believe in God's promise."
"I believe in God's faithfulness."
Etc...

It depends on what you're talking about/is happening.

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THIS:
"Believing in someone" really means you "put/have faith in them", that's the term!
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Hope this gives you a much clearer picture.

*Hugs you back* XD
ありがとう for the hug~
Q: What does You’ve made quite a difference. mean?
A: It's like saying you've made an impact; you've made a change, usually for the better.
Q: What does You are correct about the differences between A and B. mean?
A: @springday: no it means 'your answer is true' it means 'what you think about the differences between A + B is true'. it means you are right about that'
Q: What does Be the difference (written in adidas's ad) mean?
A: This is hard to translate. It roughly means, "You must make the situation better."

Example sentences using "Difference"

Q: Please show me example sentences with what's the difference between "too" and "so"?? .
A: yes you can, but so is more often used when there is a consequence, instead of that... its the same
Q: Please show me example sentences with It makes difference.
A: Should I go with the red shoes or the green ones?
You know, I don't think it makes a difference.

Please give what you can, it makes a difference for the people who need it.

Since he started working out he's been much healthier.
It really made a difference to him and to his family.

Sorry, but I think I can't reply after you closed the question.

You can say that, maybe more like this:

It would make a difference to me if you could go with us.

But I guess it would be more casual to say:

It would mean a lot to me if you came with us.
Q: Please show me example sentences with what is the difference count and calculate.
A: count - to determine the number of something. It means adding up, or tally up.

e.g. She is counting the stars in the sky.
Note that it sounds strange to say that she is calculating the number of stars in the sky... unless she is a scientist, then that actually makes sense! So calculate in general implies more effort is required as compared to counting.

calculate - to figure out a value of something that involves more than simple counting.

e.g. Google Map can calculate the shortest route from your current location to your destination.

Hope that helps!
Q: Please show me example sentences with what differences beetween yours and your. what exectly means this 's' at the end. And when does it use to?.
A: Is this your book?
Is this book yours?

Q: Please show me example sentences with what difference beetwen past perfect continues and present perfect continues?.
A: Past Perfect Continuous:
"He lost weight because he had been exercising."
"Because she had not been studying at all, she failed the exam."

Note that there is a period of time in the past that stops in the past.

Present Perfect Continuous:
"He has been exercising at the gym since January."
"Because she has not been studying lately, she will surely fail the exam."

Here there is a period of time that continues into the present.

Synonyms of "Difference" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between What's the difference between "be located in" and "be located on"? and ? ?
A: @listopia: in is for inside, so being surrounded by walls or borders. on is outside, so being on a surface or land.
in France.
in my desk.
in the bottle.
in the store.
on the beach.
on my desk.
on the window.
Q: What is the difference between is there any difference between A and B? and are there any differences between A and B? ?
A: @miwayuio: differences between A & B = more than one main difference

eg. are there any differences between cats and dogs? (yes, there are a lot)

is there a difference between A & B = generally one big difference

eg. Is there a difference between the red car and the green one? (yes, mainly the colour)

but both sentences are quite similiar
Q: What is the difference between difference and discrepancy ?
A: The difference in our ages is two years. OR There was discrepancy in our bill. The waiter charged us for three drinks instead of two.
Q: What is the difference between what is the difference between police department and precinct? a detective said "meet me at the precinct" from a tv show... and ᆞ ?
A: Police department is an organization of police and other workers that work with police. For example the athletics department of a university. Sometimes for universities, "athletics department" can stand for the physical space where the athletics department is located, but it is not really like that with "police department". Instead they use the word precinct. Precinct is the space/building that the police work at.
Q: What is the difference between what is the difference between the words and conduct and do ?
A: "conduct" has more of a sense of controlling something or carrying something out (not literally). "do" is more of a general word.

"He conducted an experiment" He took control of the experiment and carried it out (again, not literally. "carry out" can sometimes mean to see it through until the end). This is more specific than "He did an experiment."

Basically, conduct is used for doing something while controlling it, if that makes sense. It's just more specific than "do"

I hope I helped!

Translations of "Difference"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what's the difference between 'sorry for' and 'sorry about'?
A: when you're expressing grievance for something bad happen for a person you use 'sorry for something'. and you can't use 'sorry about' it's quite unnatural.
for ex: if your friend says that he failed in his exam, you should say "oh I am sorry for you"
You can say 'sorry about something' or 'sorry for something' when you feel guilty or did something wrong or bad
for ex: when you broke a pot you say "I am sorry for breaking your pot" or "I am sorry about the pot"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? what's the difference between "overtone" and "undertone"? would you please give me some examples?
A: An overtone can also mean a certain subtle quality, suggestion, or connotation.

For example, "This vegetable dish has an overtone of sweetness."


An undertone can also mean an underlying quality or feeling.

For example, "The movie was mostly light-hearted, not including the somber undertones."




Their usages in these contexts is very similar. I think they can be used interchangeably for the most part.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What’s difference between eventually and ultimately?
A: "eventually" is more time-related, means "after an amount of time/after a long time"
"ultimately" is more abstract (general).
They're usually interchangeable, but "ultimately" is more formal
examples:
"Eventually, she decided to run with me."
"He eventually said yes."
"Eventually, class ended."
"Ultimately, the main idea is (blah blah blah)."
"Ultimately, she decided to run with me." (more formal)
"He ultimately lost the race."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is the difference between 'Don't let it get you down' and 'Don't let it get to you'? Could I use both if my friend is depressed because of something?
A: Yes, both are natural and would work well in that situation. :)
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What is the difference between the elders and the olders?
We should respect the olders or the elders?
How could I say this?
A: You don’t say “the olders”.

The elders would be like 할머니+할아버지. Here we’re talking about old people.

If you want to say “older”, it’s an adjective used when talking about age.
“My brother is older than me.”

Or if it’s a particular family member:
“My older brother is a good person.”

Other questions about "Difference"

Q: She wouldn't tell me.
Why are just "didn't" not used? What's the difference between "wouldn't" and "didn't"?
A: “Wouldn’t” means that they specifically don’t want to do it.

“Didn’t” doesn’t mean that they wanted to do it or not, they just didn’t.
Q: What's the difference between "agenda" and " assignment"?
A: 会議事項 agenda - a schedule, timetable, programme
アサイメント assignment - a task, duty, job

agenda is more like a list of things you need to do. assignment is an individual task

- i’ve got a lot on my agenda today
- my timetable is packed today

- i have a lot of assignments today
Q: What’s the difference between proofread and look over? Please, give examples 💜
A: You can look over anything but proofread is only for texts. Look over is more casual, proofread is more thorough
Q: - I prefer to not see it
- I rather to not see it

Is there any difference between these two sentences? Are “prefer” and “rather” exchangeable?
A: They aren't interchangeable, because grammatically, "prefer" is a verb, but "rather" is an adverb. Here are some examples of how to use them:

Mike: Do you want to go see the new Marvel movie with me?
Joe: I would rather not. I prefer mystery and thriller movies over action movies.
Q: What would be the difference between "unique opportunity" and "singular opportunity"? Would you use single and unique interchangeably?
A: "Singular" means there is only one of it, in the literal sense. It is also a very high level of speaking, you would not really get to use it often. "Unique opportunity" doesn't really have to be literal - people just say it to mean "a very rare/valuable opportunity".

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