make distinctions

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'I tell you, sir,' said Mr Dorrit, panting with anger, 'that you separate me--ha--from other gentlemen; that you make distinctions between me and other gentlemen of fortune and station.
The APC explained further that Ayade did not make distinctions between his modes of expenditure but merely went to the Cross River Assembly to lecture them on academic budget rather than present the state's budget.
At Providence, critical thinking meant thinking deeply so that the thinker could make distinctions between ideas, find relationships among them, realize where the parts of an idea lived within a system (or what whole idea it is a part of), and/or take various perspectives to better understand different points of view of the idea.
Another area of our scientific interest is pedagogical work with the ability to make distinctions, the experience of which allows us to view distinction as a special ability, normally starting to develop from very early years.
What conditions does a child need to make distinction the subject of his purposeful actions?
IN ADDITION to the basic structural differential diagram, Korzybski created an expanded version that we can use to make distinctions concerning our abstracting processes.
Although the bibliography does separate South Africa from other African nations, within the book his broad coverage fails to make distinctions between authors and national experiences on this continent.
The tendency we have to be lazy and to fail to make distinctions is no excuse for not attending to the requirements of situation X.
Even the gay leaders who make distinctions between the gay rights movement and the transgender rights movement concede that the hesitancy to link the groups comes most strongly from gay men and lesbians.
The search for unity establishes a genus, but until distinctions are made within that genus, full philosophical thinking has not occurred.(13) What we do when we live the philosophical life is to make distinctions.
The ability to make distinctions, knowledge of human nature and the "habit of considering present circumstances in light of past causes and future implications.
A truly effective capital budgeting plan would do what states and companies still quiver to do: aggressively make distinctions between things that truly contribute to the nation's resources-like lowering class size to help disadvantaged kids learn to read-and those whose value ends on the ledger.