Are they the same meaning? We are all alike, on the inside. In essence, we are all alike. "in essence" and "on the inside" are the same meaning in these sentences.
Oct 6, 2012 11:38 PM
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"In essence" is the better choice. I would not suggest using the first sentence by itself. It would be okay to use it to contrast with "outside" differences: "On the outside, we may appear different, but on the inside, we are all alike."
October 7, 2012
"on the inside" is very abstract, and could mean a number of things. The correct phrase is "in essence".
October 6, 2012
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