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The two animals come from the same family but differ in body shape and breeding habits.
English differs from Spanish in that it is not pronounced as it is written.
Laws on pollution differ widely from one country to another.
The techniques used differ from company to company.
Experts differ on the causes of the disease.
Opinions differ as to the likely winner of the tournament.
Baker also differed with members of Congress over this issue.
I beg to differ with you a bit there.
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