draw a comparison

idiom

variants or draw comparisons
: to say that two or more things or people are similar
The brochure draws a comparison between the hotel and a medieval palace.
The writer draws unflattering comparisons between the mayor and a dictator.

Examples of draw a comparison in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As people react to the acquittal of 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse and the Wisconsin parade attack that resulted in six deaths and dozens of injuries, some on social media are trying to draw a comparison between the two cases. Mckenzie Sadeghi, USA TODAY, 26 Nov. 2021 Nearly 30 years after my med school gun range demonstration, Dr. Ernest E. Moore, trauma surgeon and director of trauma research at the Shock Trauma Center named after him at Denver Health, is also using the watermelon example to draw a comparison between different firearms. Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN, 8 June 2022 The lawsuit also attempts to draw a comparison between ESPN's treatment of Steele and other colleagues who violated network policy but were not punished. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, 28 Apr. 2022 Christine Hill, who twice ran unsuccessfully for the assembly, printed out the stars at home and was handing them out for others to wear during the meeting to draw a comparison to the oppression and genocide of Jewish people in Nazi Germany. Arkansas Online, 1 Oct. 2021 Christine Hill, who twice ran unsuccessfully for the assembly, printed out the stars at home and handed them out for others to wear to draw a comparison to the oppression and genocide of Jewish people in Nazi Germany. BostonGlobe.com, 30 Sep. 2021 The researchers draw a comparison with an apple seed that has the potential to grow into something great, but that potential is far from guaranteed. Adi Gaskell, Forbes, 20 Sep. 2021 After Bennett’s declaration, Netanyahu unleashed an angry speech that almost seemed to draw a comparison between the United States and two of Israel’s bitter foes, Iran and the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Laura King, Los Angeles Times, 4 June 2021 Intel used a similar subset of games to draw a comparison between the much more affordable Core i5-11400H and the Ryzen 9 5900HS. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, 11 May 2021 See More

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“Draw a comparison.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draw%20a%20comparison. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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