1(not the same)distintodiferentethey are quite different — son muy distintos / diferentes
- she's been a different person since the operation — es otra desde que la operaron
- different from / to or than sth/sb — distinto / diferente de/a algo/algn
- As the only European to do so he was different from the rest but in other ways he was just the same in that he had a story to tell.
- Huge sums have been won and lost between them and this day would be no different from all the others.
- Needless to say, my idea of a perfect holiday might be different from that of other people.
- He says that life in Bolton is not too different to that in Austria, except for the weather.
- A good comic book gets into your brain in a manner quite different to a novel or movie.
- It's different from acute medicine in that you do get to know families very well indeed.
- Competitors who take to the hills to rally originate from many different walks of life.
- Will there come a time when the pain will be less or even different from what it is now?
- A carrot grown in one place is going to be different from one grown somewhere else.
- The new improved model works in a rather different way from the original version.
- I was an academic and working all the time and that made me different from everyone else.
- Women are different from men, but it is time to say farewell to the politics of difference.
- We had to employ a fresh set of eyes before we set about using a different method to enhance what we had found.
- For all these reasons we have a business cycle that is quite different from the rest of Europe.
- This is very different from the way in which domestic machines were received in the past.
- This is quite different from Europe, where eating on the slopes will cost you an arm and a leg.
- For me it's not that different from producing a painting or performing a piece of music.
- When you move away you do feel different as a person because it is a fresh start.
- It's very different from here, and high on the list of reasons why I need to move to a big city soon.
- The story was a bit different from the traditional tale but it was still cracking!
2(unusual)diferenteoriginalhow do you like it? — well, it's different, I suppose — ¿qué te parece? — pues … , es original ¿no?
- The food was very different and smelled wonderful.
- Of course, the company has always prided itself on being that little bit different.
- It was really good, and interesting because the style of food was very different.
- It is the only element in retail in Bury that makes our town different, even unique.
- ‘It's never too late to try something different,’ she said before yesterday's commencement ceremony.