as opposed to a dog

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Vanloon

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Hindi
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/05/technology/naming-names-on-the-internet.html?_r=0

context: using real name on the internet is good vs On the internet, anonymity is good.

His words were echoed by Eric E. Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google, who said during a media conference in Edinburgh last month: “The Internet would be better if we had an accurate notion that you were a real person as opposed to a dog, or a fake person, or a spammer.”


​Thanks in advance!!
 
  • SwissPete

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    Français (CH), AE (California)
    Original sentence:
    ... that you were a real person as opposed to a dog ...

    Paraphrases:
    ... that you were a real person rather than a dog ...
    ... that you were a real person instead of a dog ...
     

    Cagey

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    English - US
    Vanloon, you should state your question clearly in your first post.

    Are you asking about the title phrase? You need tell us. The title isn't sufficient.

    If that isn't what you want help with, please tell us what your question is.
     
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