Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder (disc_sophist) wrote in linguaphiles,
Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder
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Sanity check.

I'm hoping you can help me out.

Is "proportional to" synonymous with "in proportion with"? Is one of them wrong?

e.g. "The new rates are not proportional to the previous rates." vs. "The new rates are not in proportion with the previous rates."

Thanks!
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