01. The culture of the United States is quite [similar] to that of Canada.
02. Despite the twins' physical [similarity], their characters are totally different.
03. Horse meat tastes [similar] to beef.
04. My friend Dave and I have [similar] tastes in music.
05. The DNA of chimpanzees shows a remarkable [similarity] to that of humans.
06. The fetus of a pig looks very [similar] to that of a human up to a certain age.
07. Corey and his brother dress quite [similarly].
08. Around 700 B.C., Homer said that rarely are sons [similar] to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
09. Scientists have demonstrated that sharks are able to learn at a rate [similar] to white rats and pigeons.
10. Immigrants often seek areas of their newly adopted country that are [similar] in some way to their original homeland.
11. The first pictures taken of the surface of the planet Venus by a space probe showed features which are [similar] to volcanoes and valleys on Earth.
12. [Similarity] of genetic background has been proven to be a greater predictor of intelligence than [similarity] of environment.
13. The work is not really [dissimilar] to what you were doing before, except that it involves dealing with a number of different people.
14. The two dictionaries are both useful for language learners, but they have a couple of important [dissimilarities] that allow them each to appeal to different learning styles.
15. The puppies were quite [dissimilar] in character. One was very timid, while the other was really friendly.
16. Mercury and Mars, as well as our moon, form a family of related planets which experienced [similar] sequences of events in their early histories.
17. The planet Mars has a surface which is somewhat [similar] to that of our moon.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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