- difference threshold,
- different as night and day,
- different strokes for different folks,
- differentiable manifold
Origin of different
Examples from the Web for differently
In 2007, Huckabee said he stood by these earlier remarks, but would phrase them differently.
My pessimism leads me to fight harder, or try to understand how I can do it differently.
I am not going to treat it any differently than I would a normal scene.Sotheby’s for Sex: The Problem with Auctioning Off Sex with A Porn Star|Aurora Snow|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dalbesio made it clear that Calvin Klein never labeled her “plus size,” nor treated her differently than the other waifish models.
Only she can take on roles—on stage, screen, or in public life—that will encourage people to see her differently.How Can Katie Holmes Escape Tom Cruise—and ‘Dawson’s Creek’?|Tim Teeman|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The things which are so clear to you and to me, they may look at differently.The Master Mummer|E. Phillips Oppenheim
But since my talk with Grace, I am going to look at it differently.Contrary Mary|Temple Bailey
Things may be, and probably are, differently managed now-a-days.Phoebe, Junior|Mrs [Margaret] Oliphant
The state does not treat them differently from a private employer.Woman and Socialism|August Bebel
Although I always feel a married woman is so differently placed from a girl.Red Pottage|Mary Cholmondeley
late 14c., from Old French different (14c.), from Latin differentem (nominative differens) "differing, different," present participle of differre "to set apart" (see differ). Colloquial sense of "special" attested by 1912. Related: Differently.
In addition to the idioms beginning with different
- different as night and day
- different strokes for different folks
- horse of a different color
- kettle of fish, different
- march to a different drummer
- sing a different tune
- wear another (different) hat