on the same token vs by the same token : Common Errors in English

About on the same token vs by the same token

When we compare things with each other, we often say “on the one hand” and “on the other hand.” These phrases mean “on this side” and “on the other side.” But it is a mistake to say “on the same token,” meaning “in the same regard.” The standard expression is “by the same token.”

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    on June 12, 2013 Source: Portsmouth Herald

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