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# After a few weeks experience, apprentice jewelers can

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After a few weeksâ€™ experience, apprentice jewelers can usually begin to discriminate, though not with absolute certainty, genuine diamonds from imitation diamonds.
(A) genuine diamonds from imitation diamonds
(B) genuine diamonds apart from imitations
(C) between genuine diamonds and imitation diamonds
(D) among genuine diamonds and imitation diamonds
(E) whether diamonds are imitation or genuine

It is A or C?
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26 Sep 2005, 15:38
I pick (C).

I guess "between A and B" is used when the A and B are two different things, whereas "A from B" is used when A and B fall into one category.

Am I right or wrong? Somebody correct me if I'm wrong.
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26 Sep 2005, 15:41
This is an oft discussed question. The answer is C, although I don't believe anyone has a good reason for it over A.
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26 Sep 2005, 15:42
C for me as well..

discriminate between X and Y

D comes close, but it changes the meaning, to discriminating among good dimonds and discriminating amongt bad dimonds
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26 Sep 2005, 22:46
gamjatang wrote:
I pick (C).

I guess "between A and B" is used when the A and B are two different things, whereas "A from B" is used when A and B fall into one category.

Am I right or wrong? Somebody correct me if I'm wrong.

I agree with gamjatang. The answer is C.

I also have a doubt," whether a or b " is correct, so if E were to be correct, then how should the statment in E be rewritten.

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27 Sep 2005, 20:59
from http://www.yourdictionary.com/ahd/d/d0263000.html
I think the best choice is A, just think genuine diamonds are true diamonds and imitation diamonds are fake diamonds
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28 Sep 2005, 01:59
I'll pick C,

I believe discriminate between A and B is the correct idiom.
In this sentence there's a difference between 2 things.
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28 Sep 2005, 02:08
Still not sure why A is wrong....
Can some one explain that?

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28 Sep 2005, 02:50
According to Oxford, the correct idiom is discriminate between X and Y . A would be correct if the verb were distinguish....

C.
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06 Apr 2006, 14:59
Bringing this post to life again.
Can you please explain the usage of -

"distinguish A from B"
"distinguish between A and B"

"discriminate between A and B"
"dicriminate A from B"

Thanks a lot.
06 Apr 2006, 14:59
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