parallel between, parallel to, parallel with
When making a comparison, draw a parallel with another situation or draw a parallel between one situation and another.
- Poverty and its parallel with crime are the subjects of this sociological study.
- Jane Goodall draws significant parallels between chimpanzee and human behaviour.
Lines which follow the same course run parallel with or parallel to each other.
- Highway 7 runs parallel to (or with) the train tracks.
The correct idiomatic expression is in parallel with, not in parallel to. Note the preposition in.
- Economically, Canada developed in parallel with the United States.
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