Gabriel
Help(please) Hi, there Should you say “Fourth Amendment is not a right to privacy AS MUCH AS it is a right to control one’s privacy” or “Fourth Amendment is not SO MUCH a right to privacy as it is a right to control one’s privacy” ? And “Love does not consist in gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.” or “Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but of looking outward together in the same direction.” Between (or should I say “among”) THESE, which one is right? Thank you
Aug 25, 2018 7:27 PM
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The first three are correct, the fourth is wrong. Consist of and consist in have slightly different meanings, the appropriate one here is 'in'. Consist of describes the components of something - usually something concrete. Consist in describes the defining essence of something - usually something abstract. I think you have got unnecessarily hung up about between and among: so much so that you asked which of these _is_ correct, when you are expecting a plural answer. This is a good example of a case where neither among nor between really seems right, it is much simpler and better to ask which of these are correct.
August 25, 2018
The first two, apart from the "the fourth" boith seem correct and say slightly different things, . "Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but of looking outward together in the same direction.” "in" --> "of" . Cannot "consist in", sorry. . Three things make up the programme. The programme consists of three parts.
August 25, 2018
The fourth amendment? "the"?
August 25, 2018
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