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vary widely

This page is about the collocation vary widely

collocation pattern: verb + adverb

Meaning

to vary a lot, or include very different types, amounts, degrees, etc.

For example

  • In our society, views and traditions vary widely from one group to another.

  • Reactions to the news varied widely, with some people crying and others cheering.

Note:
Related collocations include "vary greatly", "vary enormously" and "vary considerably"

Quick Quiz

If salaries for different jobs vary widely, people have

a. very different incomes

b. very similar incomes

c. very many incomes

Contributor: Matt Errey