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xminus1

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Hello there!

Recently I came across this sentence:

小川さん、この牛乳、ちょっと可笑しいんです。味がいつも違うんですけど。​
I think the meaning of the last sentence is along the lines of "it tastes different than usual", but I'd appreciate more clarity on the use of と here.

Thank you.
 

bentenmusume

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It's not just along those lines, that's exactly what it means.
と is, specifically, the particle you use to say different from/than something.



比較の基準を表す。「君の―は比べものにならない」「昔―違う」
 

xminus1

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Ah, I get it. Way back I learned the construction サッカーと野球とどちらが面白いですか。This must be the same comparative use of と. Hm, I failed to make the connection until you pointed it out....

Thanks so much for your reply! By the way, I know you're good, but a one minute reply must be a speed record. :LOL:
 

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Haha, you caught me just when I opened the page. Didn't notice that your post was that recent, but I'll take the record if you want to give it to me. ;)
 
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