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After a few weeks’ 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

(Can someone explain when to use "from " and when to use" between " for comparision...)
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To discriminate between X and Y – eliminate A, B, D and E

(A) genuine diamonds from imitation diamonds [ Changes the meaning – eliminate it]
(B) genuine diamonds apart from imitations [unidiomatic - eliminate it]
(C) between genuine diamonds and imitation diamonds [Hold it]
(D) among genuine diamonds and imitation diamonds [eliminate it]
(E) whether diamonds are imitation or genuine [eliminate it]

Answer: C
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Could not find out any difference between 'discriminate from' and 'discriminate between'. Both are correct.
if somebody finds something, please share.
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My opinion is that you can discriminate A from B and you cannot discriminate between A and B.
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Here is what the dictionary says:
Discriminate = "To perceive the distinguishing features of; recognize as distinct: discriminate right from wrong"
Distinguish= "To perceive or indicate differences; discriminate: distinguish between right and wrong"
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OA is C ..but im nt clear as when to use from and between..i mean is there a general rule as when to use from and when to use between?
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KEKA wrote:
OA is C ..but im nt clear as when to use from and between..i mean is there a general rule as when to use from and when to use between?


Moni77 has pointed out the rule for the usage of from and between as follows:

Discriminate = "To perceive the distinguishing features of; recognize as distinct: discriminate right from wrong"
Distinguish= "To perceive or indicate differences; discriminate: distinguish between right and wrong"
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suntaurian wrote:
KEKA wrote:
OA is C ..but im nt clear as when to use from and between..i mean is there a general rule as when to use from and when to use between?


Moni77 has pointed out the rule for the usage of from and between as follows:

Discriminate = "To perceive the distinguishing features of; recognize as distinct: discriminate right from wrong"
Distinguish= "To perceive or indicate differences; discriminate: distinguish between right and wrong"


if the OA is indeed C, then that rule doesnt quite work...
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