compare with vs compare to

compare with: 두 가지를 비교하여 그 비슷한 점이나 다른 점을 알아내고자 할 때 사용 (실질적인 것들에 많이 사용)

compare to: 비슷한 두 가지를 서로 비유할 때 사용 (추상적인 것들에 많이 사용)


Company profits are down compared with last year's

How do Korean dishes compared with American dishes?

He compared the computer to a human brain.

You have to compare apples to apples.

cf. compare apples and oranges

Money and success do not compare with health and happiness.

The new product compared favorably with the old model.

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