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By all these lovely tokens
September days are here,
With summer’s best of weather
And autumn’s best of cheer.

Helen Hunt Jackson - September
The breezes taste
Of apple peel.
The air is full
Of smells to feel-
Ripe fruit, old footballs,
Burning brush,
New books, erasers,
Chalk, and such.
The bee, his hive,
Well-honeyed hum,
And Mother cuts
Like plates washed clean
With suds, the days
Are polished with
A morning haze.

John Updike, September
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What are the differences between "relate to" and "related to"?


  • ZomZom Shadok Posts: 2,803 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    According to the Cambridge dictionnary

    relate to something is a phrasal verb that means to understand a situation or someone's feelings because you have experienced a similar situation or similar feelings.
    --> Why doesn't she want to go on holiday? I can't relate to that.
    --> I can relate to your problems. I had difficulty finding somewhere to live when I first moved here.

    related is an adjective meaning either connected or being part of the same family.
    --> Experts believe that the large number of cancer cases in the area are directly related to the new nuclear power station.
    --> Jim and I are related by marriage.
    It befits a man to be merry and glad
    Until the day of his death.
  • sazidmahmud31sazidmahmud31 Posts: 18 ✭✭
    Thank you very much
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