“Vary” can mean “differ,” but saying “our opinions vary” makes itsound as if they were changing all the time when what you really meanis “our opinions differ.” Pay attention to context when choosing oneof these words.
When it comes to mammals, how big is too big? Mammals vary enormously in size, from weighing less than a penny to measuring more than three school buses in length. Some groups of mammals have become very large, such as elephants and whales, while others have always been small, like primates. A new theory provides an explanation for why and how certain groups of organisms are able to evolve gigantic sizes, whereas others are not.
June 17, 2013 - Science Daily
Health Tip: Vary Your Child's School Lunch Title: Health Tip: Vary Your Child's School Lunch Category: Health News Created: 6/14/2013 8:35:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
June 15, 2013 - MedicineNet.com
Researcher: Tribes vary greatly on medical studies SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Native American tribes are interested in taking part in medical research studies but tribes vary greatly on what is considered culturally acceptable, a Native American public health investigator said Wednesday.
June 13, 2013 - The Fargo Forum